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Electronic Working Groups

The list of Electronic Working Groups (EWG) provides basic information about the EWGs that each Codex Committee establishes when deciding to develop work between sessions.

Below is the list of the EWGs that are currently active.

Use the search box for keywords or click on column headings to order the list. Click on the title of the EWG to view the details for a single group. To see the terms of reference and work schedule click on the invitation link and download the file.

If the EWG is working on the discussion board forum managed by the Codex Secretariat you will also see a "forum" link.

Title (click for details) Committee Lang Host Co-host(s) Reg. deadline Comments deadline Status Links Adm
Proposed  amendment  of  CXS  94‐1981  to  include  the  fish  species Sardinella lemuru (Bali Sardinella) CCFFP35 EN,FR,ES PHL EUR 31/01/2022 Active Invitation Forum
Guidance for monitoring the purity and stability of certified reference materials of multi-class pesticides during prolonged storage CCPR53 EN IND ARG,IRN 30/08/2022 31/01/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Revision of the Classification of Food and Feed CCPR53 EN USA NLD 15/09/2022 31/01/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Establishment of CCPR schedules and priority lists for the evaluation of pesticides by JMPR CCPR54 EN AUS 15/09/2023 30/04/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Standard for Fresh Curry Leaves CCFFV22 EN IND 10/10/2022 31/08/2023 Active Invitation Forum
National registration of pesticides CCPR53 EN DEU AUS 15/10/2022 Active Invitation Forum
Sampling plans for methylmercury in fish CCCF15 NZL CAN 10/11/2022 15/02/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Development of principles and guidelines on the use of remote audit and verification in regulatory frameworks CCFICS25 EN,FR,ES AUS CAN,CHN,SGP 09/01/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Standard for Vanilla CCSCH6 EN USA IND,MDG,MEX 15/01/2023 30/07/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Revision of the guidelines on the application of general principles of food hygiene to the control of pathogenic vibrio species in seafood (CXG 73-2010) CCFH53 EN JPN CHL 05/02/2023 01/09/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Guidelines for the control of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in raw beef, fresh leafy vegetables, raw milk and raw milk cheese, and spouts – Annex 2 and 4 CCFH53 EN CHL KEN,NZL,USA 15/02/2023 01/09/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Guidelines for the use and reuse of water in food production - Annex 2 and 3 CCFH53 EN EUR CHL 15/02/2023 30/09/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Development of guidelines for food hygiene control measures in traditional markets for food CCFH53 EN KEN BOL,NGA 30/03/2023 08/02/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan for 2020-2025 of the Latin American and Caribbean Region CCLAC22 EN,ES ECU 13/03/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Harmonized Probiotic Guidelines for Use in Foods and Food Supplements CCNFSDU43 EN,ES ARG CHN,MYS 30/05/2023 31/03/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Draft Regional Codex Standard for Lulo de Castilla (Naranjilla) CCLAC23 EN,ES COL MEX 09/05/2023 31/03/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Establishing NRVs-R for persons aged 6 to 36 months - 2023 CCNFSDU43 EN,ES IRL CRI,USA 31/05/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Alignment of the food additive provisions of commodity standards and relevant provisions of the GSFA CCFA53 EN CAN JPN,USA 05/06/2023 20/11/2023 Active Invitation
Regional Standard for Quick Frozen Dumpling CCASIA22 EN CHN 06/06/2023 28/06/2024 Active Invitation
Consolidation of guidance on Equivalence CCFICS26 EN NZL KEN,USA 28/07/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Optional Ingredients in the Infant Formula Standard CCNFSDU44 EN USA 31/07/2023 29/03/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Guidelines on the Provision of Food Information for Prepackaged Foods offered via E-commerce CCFL47 EN,ES GBR CHL,CHN,IND,JPN 31/07/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Guidelines on the use of technology to provide information on food CCFL47 EN CAN IND,NZL 01/09/2023 15/04/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Electronic Working Group for Revision of the Class Names and the International Numbering System for Food Additives (INS)(CXG36-1989) CCFA53 EN BEL 15/09/2023 Active Invitation Forum
General Guidelines on Sampling (CXG 50-2004)_2023 CCMAS42 EN NZL DEU 31/08/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Food Allergen Labelling CCFL47 EN AUS GBR,USA 18/08/2023 31/07/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Review of methods of analysis in CXS 234 -workable package - review of methods in the fish and fishery products CCMAS42 EN NOR 11/09/2023 Active Invitation Forum
CCFL Sustainability claims CCFL47 EN,ES NZL CRI,EUR,USA 01/09/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Revision of the Principles for Traceability/Product Tracing as a Tool Within a Food Inspection and Certification System (CXG 60-2006) CCFICS26 EN,ES USA GBR 10/08/2023 31/05/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Draft guideline for the preliminary assessment and identification of work priorities CCNFSDU43 EN,FR CAN DEU 18/08/2023 31/01/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed Draft Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of Food Fraud CCFICS26 EN USA CHN,EUR,IRN,USA 01/09/2023 15/03/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Review of Methods of Analysis in CXS 234 - Cereals, pulses, legumes and derived products workable package CCMAS42 EN CAN 15/09/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Appropriate methods for assessing the sweetness of carbohydrate sources in “Product for young children” CCNFSDU43 EN EUR CHE 01/09/2023 Active Invitation Forum
CCNFSDU technological justification of food additives CCNFSDU43 EN EUR 08/09/2023 31/03/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Review of the Code of practice for the reduction of aflatoxin B1 in raw materials and supplemental feeding stuffs for milk-producing animals (CXC 45-1997) CCCF16 EN CAN 10/08/2023 31/01/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Maximum levels for lead in certain food categories CCCF17 EN BRA 25/08/2023 15/01/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Guidance on data analysis for the development of maximum levels and improved data collection CCCF17 EN EUR JPN,NLD,USA 25/08/2023 31/01/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs CCCF17 EN EUR 25/08/2023 31/01/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Maximum level for total aflatoxins in ready-to-eat peanuts CCCF17 EN IND 25/08/2023 15/01/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Discussion paper on Listing of Type IV methods in CXS 234 when a Type I method is listed for the same commodity and provision. CCMAS42 EN URY BRA 31/08/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Establishment of Action Levels for Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods CCRVDF27 EN AUS CAN 31/08/2023 30/08/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Extrapolation of maximum residue limits of veterinary drugs to one or more species CCRVDF27 EN EUR CRI 31/08/2023 30/08/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Guidance for prevention or reduction of ciguatera poisoning CCCF17 EN USA FRA,PAN,ESP 25/08/2023 15/01/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Sampling plans for certain mycotoxins in selected spices CCCF16 EN IND 25/08/2023 15/01/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Acrylamide in foods CCCF16 EN IND SAU 25/08/2023 31/01/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Guidance to contain tropane alkaloids in foods CCCF16 EN CHN SAU 25/08/2023 31/12/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Review of the Code of practice for the prevention and reduction of aflatoxin contamination in peanuts (CXC 55-2004) CCCF16 EN BRA 25/08/2023 31/01/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Testing methods related to nitrates and nitrites CCMAS42 EN USA 31/08/2023 31/12/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Discussion paper on methods of analysis for precautionary allergen labelling CCMAS42 EN USA GBR 31/08/2023 31/12/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Application of Food Labelling Provisions in Emergencies CCFL47 EN USA 01/09/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Monitoring the stability and purity of multiclass pesticide reference materials and their stock solutions during prolonged storage CCPR54 EN IND ARG,SGP 15/09/2023 31/03/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Joint EWG between CCRVDF and CCPR CCPR54 EN USA BRA,NZL 15/09/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Management of unsupported compounds without public health concern scheduled for periodic review by JMPR CCPR54 EN,ES CHL ECU,IND,KEN 15/09/2023 31/03/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Enhancement of work between CCPR and JMPR CCPR54 EN,ES USA CRI,UGA 25/08/2023 31/03/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Food labelling in food formats joint presentation and in multiple packages CCFL47 COL JAM 20/09/2023 Active Invitation Forum
Implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan for 2020-2025 for CCNE - Regional workplan for 2024 and 2025 CCNEA11 AR,EN SAU EGY 10/12/2023 17/03/2024 Active Invitation Forum
Proposed amendment of Brix level for grape juice from Vitis labrusca or hybrids CAC47 EN,FR,ES BRA 15/02/2024 30/06/2024 Active Invitation Forum