Other FAO/WHO scientific advice

FAO and WHO provide expert scientific advice on many aspects of food quality, safety and nutrition relevant to the work of the Codex Alimentarius Commission. While not officially part of the Codex Alimentarius Commission structure, the FAO/WHO Expert Consultations provide independent scientific expert advice to the Commission and its specialist Committees and Task Forces. FAO and WHO maintain separate websites highlighting this work:

Updated on: 18-08-2016
The science that leads to Codex food safety standards
21 Jul 2017 - 
Two officers illustrated for the Codex Alimentarius Commission, during its 40th session, the way FAO  [...]
Codex elects 3 new vice chairs
20 Jul 2017 - 
The Codex Alimentsarius Commission has elected three vice Chairpersons, Dr Mariam Eid (Lebanon), Dr Purwiyatno  [...]
International organizations outline efforts to advance the global goal on partnership
20 Jul 2017 - 
International organizations that are part of the Codex Alimentarius Commission discussed ways that they, as  [...]
NGOs bring a range of views to Codex Alimentarius Commission
20 Jul 2017 - 
Panellists representing nine non-governmental organizations (NGOs) outlined what they, as observers, can, and in some  [...]
Codex elects Guilherme Costa from Brazil as new Chairperson
19 Jul 2017 - 
On Tuesday 18th July at its 40th Session, the Codex Alimentarius Commission elected Guilherme Costa  [...]