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Title Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods
Code CX-730
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Legal Framework
Article of Constitution

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

Rules of Procedure

The Rules of Procedure of the Commission shall apply mutatis mutandis to its subsidiary bodies. (Rule XI.11)

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 consider methods of sampling and analysis for the determination of veterinary drug residues in foods.

Open to all Members of the Commission.

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CODEX Alimentarius

First Session October 1986
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