Codex Alimentarius Commission 41st Session

CAC41 - Adoption of the report

Plenary Hall (FAO Headquarters)
 Rome time

The Codex Alimentarius Commission is holding its 41st session to adopt food safety and quality standards. Highlights include decisions on:
• Alignment of food additives and full integration into the General Standard for Food Additives
• New work on front of pack nutrition labelling
• Various contaminants
• Maximum residue limit for vet drugs and for pesticides
• Guidance for histamine control in the code of practice for fish and fishery products
Established in 1963 by FAO and WHO, the Codex Alimentarius is the UN food standards body charged with protecting consumer health and ensuring fair practices in the food trade.


Topics: Codex Alimentarius
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