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Codex and OIE Promoting Standard Development Together
30 May 2016
The Codex Chairperson Awilo Ochieng Pernet attended the 84th General Session of the OIE in Paris on 25th May 2016 where she gave a speech and also participated in a Panel discussion which brought together representatives of the FAO, WHO, the World Bank and the WTO.  Excellent Collaboration On this occasion, the [...]
   
Opening of the 84th OIE General Session
23 May 2016
Delegates from the 180 Member Countries of the OIE are meeting in Paris for six days of discussion and debate at the 84th General Session of the OIE World Assembly of National Delegates, to adopt new international standards and guidelines for animal health and welfare. Paris, 22 May 2016  Chaired for the [...]
   
Talk Codex: webinar with FAO Food Safety Network
12 May 2016
The Food Safety Technical Network (FSTN) is holding the first of a series of meetings/webinars on Codex issues that are of relevance to FSTN work and their interactions with country counterparts. It will take place on Thursday 12th May 2016, from 14:00 – 15:00 CET  During this first event Sebastian Hielm, David [...]
   
#CodexCAC39 Instagram competition
10 May 2016
Codex Alimentarius launches the #CodexCAC39 Instagram contest Post a photo, raise awareness on the importance of Codex.  At the Codex Alimentarius Commission in Rome this June we would like to give our Codex Community the opportunity to highlight why Codex is important in their country.  We are launching the #CodexCAC39 contest on Instagram [...]
   
TTIP: A Deal in 2016?
9 May 2016
On Friday 13th May in FAO HQ, Brian Kilgallen, Policy Officer DG SANTE, European Commission and TTIP SPS Negotiator will give his views on aspects of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership of interest to Codex. 3 years of controversy After three years controversy surrounds the EU-US TTIP negotiations more than ever. Public concern [...]
   
Q&A with new CCFL Chair Lyzette Lamondin
6 May 2016
The Codex Committee on Food Labelling gets underway on Monday 9th May in Ottowa Canada. This 43rd session will be chaired for the first time by Lyzette Lamondin and so we took this opportunity to find out a little more about our newest Codex Chair. Q: You are currently an Executive Director [...]
   
Codex in the supply chain
22 Apr 2016
It is peak bloom season and a beautiful time of year at the foot of Mt Hood in Oregon USA - about a one hour drive from Portland through the Columbia River Gorge. A documentary team from Flooded Cellar in the UK is currently filming there to look at Codex Alimentarius throughout [...]
   
Q&A with Dr Wieke Tas
1 Apr 2016
The Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF) establishes or endorses permitted maximum levels or guideline levels for contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants in food and feed. The Committee also prepares priority lists of contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants for risk assessment by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food [...]
   
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Updated on: 02-05-2016
Codex and OIE Promoting Standard Development Together
30 May 2016 - 
The Codex Chairperson Awilo Ochieng Pernet attended the 84th General Session of the OIE in  [...]
Opening of the 84th OIE General Session
23 May 2016 - 
Delegates from the 180 Member Countries of the OIE are meeting in Paris for six  [...]
Talk Codex: webinar with FAO Food Safety Network
12 May 2016 - 
The Food Safety Technical Network (FSTN) is holding the first of a series of meetings/webinars  [...]
#CodexCAC39 Instagram competition
10 May 2016 - 
Codex Alimentarius launches the #CodexCAC39 Instagram contest Post a photo, raise awareness on the importance of  [...]
TTIP: A Deal in 2016?
9 May 2016 - 
On Friday 13th May in FAO HQ, Brian Kilgallen, Policy Officer DG SANTE, European Commission and  [...]