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Review and adoption of quality standards and food safety

Codex

Nov 23, 2022

Review and adoption of quality standards and food safety

The United Nations food standards body, the Codex Alimentarius Commission, met both physically and virtually from November 21-25, 2022, to adopt food quality and safety standards. The Commission's report will be adopted virtually from December 12-13, 2022.

 

  • Revision to the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils – Sunflower Seed Oil (CXS 210-1999).  ADOPTED- 21.11.2022
  • Guidelines for Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTF). ADOPTED- 21.11.2022
  • Guidelines for the Management of Biological Foodborne Outbreaks. ADOPTED- 21.11.2022
  • Revision to the General Principles of Food Hygiene (CXC 1-1969). ADOPTED- 21.11.2022
  • Maximum Levels for Aflatoxins in Certain Cereals and Cereal-Based Products including Foods for Infants and Young Children. ADOPTED- 22.11.2022
  • Guidelines for Compounds of Low Public Health Concern that May Be Exempted from the Establishment of Codex MRLs. ADOPTED- 23.11.2022
  • Standard for Chilli Peppers and Paprika. ADOPTED- 23.11.2022
  • Guidelines for developing harmonized food safety legislation for the Africa region. ADOPTED- 23.11.2022

 

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