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Codex, an important tool in the region also for meeting SDGs

Codex

Oct 26, 2022

The 22nd session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean is taking place online from 24 to 28 October, 2022, hosted in Quito, Ecuador. Bernardo Manzano, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Ecuador welcomed more than 120 delegates joining from the 33 countries in the region. The Minister underscored the mission of the Codex Alimentarius to guarantee safe, quality food for all people everywhere, preserving their health and contributing to equity in international food trade. He also highlighted Ecuador's defense of the scientific basis for decision-making, achieving the adoption of five global standards related to maximum levels of cadmium in chocolate and the global categorization of chocolates.

 

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