Codex Standards

All Codex texts are publicly available from this website:

All standards, guidelines, codes of practice and advisory texts that compose the Alimentarius are available from the List of standards.
The numerical Codex standards for food additives, veterinary drugs maximum residue levels and pesticide maximum residue levels, can also be accessed via databases that facilitate their use.
Thematic compilations of Codex texts can be downloaded or ordered here.

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Updated on: 18-08-2016
72nd Session of Codex Executive Committee
24 Aug 2016 - 
New timing to boost strategic planning in Codex. From Tuesday 29th August to Thursday 1st September  [...]
New Codex Food Hygiene Guidelines
15 Aug 2016 - 
During its most recent 2016 session, the Codex Alimentarius Commission adopted two key guidelines that  [...]
Codex and the SDGs
29 Jul 2016 - 
On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the  [...]
Codex OCS: current status, access and resources
20 Jul 2016 - 
The Online Commenting System (OCS) is a new way for Codex members and observers to  [...]
Codex implements online commenting system
14 Jul 2016 - 
The Codex Online Commenting System (OCS) is an innovative tool that will revolutionise the way  [...]