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Title Codex Committee on Vegetable Proteins
Code CX-728
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The Committee has adjourned sine die in February 1989 and has been working by correspondence on specific projects.

Sessions and documents

View Reports of the Codex Committee on Vegetable Proteins

Legal Framework

Rule XI-1(b) of the Rules of Procedure of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

Host Government: Canada.

Category Cat. 1

To elaborate definitions and worldwide standards for vegetable protein products derived from soybeans, cottonseed, groundnuts, cereals and from other vegetable sources used for human consumption, and to elaborate guidelines on utilization of vegetable protein products in the food supply system, on nutritional requirements and safety, on labelling and on other aspects as may seem appropriate.


Open to all Members of the Commission.

Languages English, French and Spanish
Document symbol CX/VP
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First Session November 1980
Pattern of sessions 1980, 1983, 1984, 1987 and 1989

Subsidiary Body of the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission