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Codex chairperson calls for the transformation of food systems

Jun 21, 2022

“Our mission in Codex is to be where the world comes together to create food safety and quality standards that protect everyone everywhere.  Food safety is at the core of our work,” said Codex Chairperson Steve Wearne as celebrations got underway across the globe for World Food Safety Day 2022.

Since its establishment almost sixty years ago the Codex Alimentarius Commission has played a huge role through the development of international food standards for health protection and trade. Looking ahead the work of Codex will be even more important as the world grapples with the challenges of assuring food security against the background of climate change, food systems transformation and sustainability considerations.


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