Food Law News - FAO/WHO/WTO/Codex - 2008


Codex Committee Report (ALINORM 09/32/36), 10 14 November 2008

CODEX Coordinating Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean (16th Session) Acapulco, Mexico

The 16th Session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean reached the following conclusions:

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION AND THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

The Committee:

Implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan 2008 - 2013

Length and content of Codex reports

Simultaneous and timely distribution of Codex documents in the official languages of the Commission

Nomination of the Coordinator

Future work

MATTERS REFERRED TO CODEX COMMITTEES AND TASK FORCES:

The Committee:

Committee on General Principles

Terms of reference for coordinating committees

Consensus

Committee on Pesticide Residues

Risk analysis principles applied by the Committee on Pesticide Residues

Committee on Food Additives

Steviol glycosides

MATTERS OF INTEREST TO FAO AND WHO:

The Committee:

Activities of FAO and WHO complementary to the work of the Codex Alimentarius Commission

Allocation of funds of the Codex Trust Fund

OTHER MATTERS OF INTEREST

The Committee:

Activities of the STDF Programme in the Region

National food control systems and consumer participation in food standards setting

Use of Codex standards at national and regional level

Private standards

Future work


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