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Codex Committee moving towards a single, analytical standard for analysis and sampling

May 20, 2021

The Codex Committee on Analysis and Sampling (CCMAS) begins its first virtual session on 17 May 2021. This committee provides the A to Z of international methods for the verification of 100s of provisions in Codex standards developed by commodity committees, from acidity in fats and oils to zinc in vinegar.

  • Codex Procedural Manual Principles for the Establishment of Codex Methods of Analysis

  • Codex Standard 234 Recommended Methods of Analysis and Sampling

This committee also serves as a coordinating body for Codex with other international groups working in methods of analysis and sampling and this is why the experts gathering for the virtual meeting hosted by Hungary, besides Member Countries, include organizations such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), AOAC International and historical Codex observers like the International Dairy Federation (IDF).

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