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Title Codex Committee on Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Code CX-731
Sessions and documents

View documents of the Codex Committee on Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Legal Framework

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

Host Government: Mexico

Category Cat. 1
  • To elaborate worldwide standards and codes of practice as may be appropriate for fresh fruits and vegetables;
  • To consult with the UN/ECE Working Party on Standardization of Perishable Produce in the elaboration of worldwide standards and codes of practice with particular regard to ensuring that there is no duplication of Standards or Codes of Practice and that they follow the same broad format;
  • To consult, as necessary, with other international organizations which are active in the area of standardization of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Open to all Members of the Commission.

Languages English, French and Spanish
Document symbol CX/FFV
Frequency of Sessions Approximately every 18 months
Contact information/email

[email protected]

First Session June 1988
Pattern of sessions 1988, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2014

Subsidiary Body of the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission