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.

Updated on: 05-12-2016
It’s time for fixed definitions for food fraud and food integrity
20 Jun 2017 - 
We need a food supply system that produces safe food, produces nutritious food, and also  [...]
Who is new in the Codex Secretariat?
9 Jun 2017 - 
Seconded officers provide a valuable contribution to the work of the Secretariat. There are currently five  [...]
Codex launches RSS feed for meetings
5 Jun 2017 - 
Anyone can now follow Codex Alimentarius meetings simply by clicking on the RSS icon. RSS stands  [...]
Codex Secretary Tom Heilandt addresses the 85th OIE General Session
24 May 2017 - 
May 23rd 2017 Paris. World Organisation for Animal Health  Speech: Tom Heilandt  The actual speech as  [...]
Regional Meeting for Near East begins in Rome
15 May 2017 - 
The regional meetings provide an incredibly important opportunity for dynamic discussion on major and emerging  [...]