JECFA - Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) is an international expert scientific committee administered jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). JECFA serves as an independent scientific committee which performs risk assessments and provides advice to FAO, WHO and the member countries of both organizations. The requests for scientific advice are for the main part channelled through the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) in their work to develop international food standards and guidelines under the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme.

Updated on: 01-02-2016
Launch of 2nd Codex Trust Fund
29 Jun 2016 - 
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Decisions from Day 2 of the Codex Alimentarius Commission
28 Jun 2016 - 
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Decisions from Day 1 of the Codex Alimentarius Commission
27 Jun 2016 - 
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Codex Executive Committee concludes 71st Session
24 Jun 2016 - 
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39th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission
18 Jun 2016 - 
Delegates from 188 Member Countries will be meeting in Rome from June 27 for 5 days  [...]