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Ministers Call on Codex to be Bold in Creating Ambitious New Standards

Codex

Feb 15, 2021

Franck Riester, French Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness said Codex standards form part of the foundations of World Trade Organisation rules and therefore France actively supports the Codex Alimentarius procedures. “We are counting on CCGP to create ambitious new standards,” he said.

Riester stressed how important the work of the committee was in creating standards that allow for better regulation of globalization and international exchanges at the service of citizens. States are adapting to a paperless world by accepting digital authorizations and administrative certifications. “The fight against the pandemic has deeply modified the manner in which we work and CCGP must, of course, adapt to these new circumstances and to working remotely”.

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