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Title Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods
Code CX-730
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Rule XI-1 (b) of the Rules of Procedure of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

Host Government: United States of America

Category Cat. 1
  • To determine priorities for the consideration of residues of veterinary drugs in foods;
  • to recommend maximum levels of such substances;
  • to develop Codes of Practice as may be required;
  • to determine criteria for analytical methods used for the control of veterinary drug residues in foods.

Open to all Members of the Commission.

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CODEX Alimentarius

First Session October 1986
Pattern of sessions 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013

Subsidiary Body of the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission