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Food Law News - FAO / WHO / WTO / Codex - 2017

Codex Meeting Report, 3 March 2017

CODEX - Codex Committee on Fats and oils (25th Session)

Given below is the summary and Status of Work table presented in the Report of the 25th Session of the Codex Committee on Fats and oils held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 7 February – 03 March 2017

A copy of the report is available at: CCFO25 Codex Committee on Fats and Oils

Responsible Party

Purpose

Text/Topic

Code

Step

Para(s)

Members/ CCEXEC 73/ CAC40

Comments/ Adoption

Draft standard for Fish Oils

N09-2011

8

28 and App. III

Proposed draft revision to the Standard for Olive Oils and Olive Pomace Oils (CODEX STAN 33-1981): Revision of the limits of campesterol

 

N12-2015

5/8

34 and App. IV

Proposed draft revision to the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999): Revision of Quality Parameters for Peanut Oil

N11-2015

5/8

48 and App. VI

Proposed draft revision to the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999): Addition of Palm Oil with High Oleic Acid (OXG)

N10-2015

5

43 and App. V

CCEXEC 73/ CAC40

Adoption

Amendment to the sections on flavourings of: CODEX STAN 19-1981 (Section 3.3); CODEX STAN 210-1999 (Section 4.1); and CODEX STAN 256-2007 (Section 4.6).

-

-

13 (iii) and App. II, Part B

Amendment to Section 2 in the Appendix of the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999): fatty acid range of crude rice bran oil

-

-

82 and App. IX

CCEXEC73

Information

CCFO to monitor the application of the Standard for Fish Oils with respect to the conformity of named fish oils with the requirements

28

Discontinued discussions on the Transfer of Provisions from the Appendix into the main body of the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999)

53

CCMAS /CCFL

Endorsement

Relevant sections of the of the draft standard for fish oils

28

CCFICS

Action

Authenticity of different types of oils in the context of ongoing discussions on food authenticity and integrity

28

CCCF

Action

MLs for arsenic, in particular inorganic arsenic, and lead in fish oils

28

CCFL

Action

“mid oleic acid” and “high oleic acid” in vegetable oils

43

CCFA

Action

Forwarded replies to CCFA on the technological justification for the use of food additives in products covered by Food Categories (FC) of the General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA) relevant to CCFO

13(i) &

App II, Part A

CCEXEC73/ CAC40 EWG/Members

Approval/ Drafting/ Comments

Revision of the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999): Essential composition of sunflowerseed oils (Argentina, Brazil and EU)

1,2,3

66 & App. VII

Revision of the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999): Inclusion of walnut oil, almond oil, hazelnut oil, pistachio oil, flaxseed oil and avocado oil

1,2,3

70

Revision of the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999): Replacement of acid value with free fatty acids for virgin palm oil and inclusion of free fatty acids for crude palm kernel oil

1,2,3

75 & App. VIII

Revision of the Standard for Olive Oils and Pomace Olive Oils (CODEX STAN 33-1981)

1,2,3

89 & App. X

FAO/WHO

Information

Previous Cargoes - Evaluation of 23 substances

57

EWG/Members

Draft/

Comments

Alignment of food additives provisions in standards for fats and oils (except fish oils) and technological justification for use of emulsifiers in FC 02.1.2 of the GSFA

13

EWG/Members

Draft/

Comments

Consider proposals on new substances to be added to the list of acceptable previous cargo (Appendix II to RCP 36-1987)

56

Members Chile and Switzerland)

Comments

Compilation of information on monitoring the conformity of named fish oils with the requirements (especially the fatty acid profile) of fish oil standard and its effect on trade.

28

Members

Comments

Comments on the proposed change in the Temperature for the Analysis of Refractive Index and Apparent Density of Palm Superolein, the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999)

93

EWG/Members

Discussion Paper

Discussion paper on the applicability of the fatty acid composition of other oils listed in Table 1 in relation to their corresponding crude form in the Standard for Named Vegetable Oils (CODEX STAN 210-1999)

83

Members

Discussion Paper

Discussion paper (including a project document), on the inclusion of Free Fatty Acids as quality characteristics criteria for refined rice bran oil in in the Standard for Named Vegetable Oil (CODEX STAN 210-1999)

91


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