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Title Codex Committee on Fats and Oils
Code CX-709
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Rule XI.1(b) of the Rules of Procedure of the Codex Alimentarius Commission

Host Government: Malaysia (United Kingdom until Session 21)

Category Cat. 1

To elaborate worldwide standards for fats and oils of animal, vegetable and marine origin including margarine and olive oil.


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CODEX Alimentarius

First Session February 1964
Pattern of sessions 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1987, 1993, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015

Subsidiary Body of the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission