Codex Alimentarius Commission

Type: Organization
Name: Codex Alimentarius Commission
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Indian Olive Association Responds to Reports of Olive Oil Blockade

The Indian Olive Association (IOA) has released a statement in response to the widely-reported Indian ban on European olive oil.Recent news has suggested Indian ports refused to clear European foods including olive oils and held the oils and other perishable ... [Published Olive Oil Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Global Standards to Limit Arsenic in Rice

Rice is among the world’s leading food crops, serving as a dietary staple in developing nations. Arsenic is an environmental contaminant that occurs naturally and is taken up by plants from the water and soil when they're growing, particularly in paddy ... [Published World Health Network - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Certificate Course in Food Regulatory Affairs

- Aug. 27, 2014 - DELHI/NCR, India -- The specific course has been framed with a perspective to endow knowledge of for individuals employed in the food sector or those who wish to develop their career in food industry. The course incorporates Food items ... [Published Prlog - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

- Greenpeace report on pesticide residues in Indian tea - full of holes

IntroductionTea, the favourite beverage of most people, was in the news recently but for wrong reasons.  Greenpeace, a leading voluntary organisation working on issues related to environment, in its report titled—Trouble brewing: Pesticide residues in ... [Published FnBnews.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

USDA schedules Codex meetings on import/export inspection and certification; food hygiene

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service is convening a September 25, 2014, public meeting in Washington, D.C., to receive public comments about draft positions to be discussed at the 21st Session of the Codex Committee ... [Published Lexology - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

- Dave is the new director-enforcement at FSSAI ; Kabra not to handle QA

In a major reshuffle of departmental work at the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the post of director (enforcement) has been handed over to Sanjay Dave. Dave is currently advisor to the apex food regulator, apart from being the chairman ... [Published FnBnews.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - Kuwait - Edible o...

1.Notifying Member: the State of KuwaitIf applicable, name of local government involved (Article 3.2 and 7.2):2.Agency responsible: Kuwait Standards & Metrology Department (KUWSMD)Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers, email and website ... [Published Food & Beverage Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Indian Minister, Harsimrat Kaur Bada:

'Food exporters complying with EU norms'Indian food processing exporters are adhering to the safety standards set up by European Union countries, said Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday."Food safety standards set up ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

CAC reduces maximum levels for some heavy metals in food

During the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) annual meeting, attended by 170 countries, the European Union and 30 international governmental and non-governmental organisations, the CAC advised that it had reduced the maximum standard for lead in infant ... [Published Food & Drink Technology - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Fibre and its measurement

Dr. David Mangan looks at changing methods for the measurement of dietary fibreFood in CanadaServing Canada's Food & Beverage Processing Industry Since 1940.All posts by Food in CanadaTopicsSectorsWhat is dietary fibre?Dietary fibre can generally be described ... [Published Food in Canada - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Director for Regulatory Affairs - BIO - Dist. Columbia

Individual will serve as Director for Regulatory Affairs responsible for leading BIO’s biotechnology regulatory issues management, advocating for industry’s positions on regulatory policies, and working with member companies to develop tools and materials ... [Published BIO - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Foods Produced by Recombinant DNA Techniques

Source: www.mhlw.go.jpMinistry or Health, Labour, and Welfare, JAPANCodex Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Foods Derived from BiotechnologyThe Task Force was established under the Codex Alimentarius Commission to develop international standards, ... [Published Food & Beverage Online - Aug 06 2014]

Quotes

...said that recently numerous imported liquor containers were held at customs in Mumbai and Delhi because they failed to meet the new labeling norms. "Till now, neither Indian nor imported liquor bottles listed ingredients on the labels. Indian manufacturers have already begun listing ingredients on the labels in all kinds of liquor, from wine to scotch to IMFL to beer" he said
"Even a cursory review of the Agency’s economic analysis reveals that FSIS has significantly underestimated the costs the proposed rule would impose" the groups wrote in an Aug. 19 letter to the USDA: http://bit.ly/1w6yUd3?
...For example a handbook was made in which some basic hygiene and management rules are explained. "We carry out a bacteriological investigation four times a year and a quality check once a year. We also test the presence of heavy metals in the insects on a regular basis. This is of particular interest for insects intended for human food" Calis explains...
...amendments, the working group made reference to the latest guidelines and criteria recommended by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), the "Guidelines for Assessing the Microbiological Safety of Ready-to-eat Foods Placed on the Market" published by the Health Protection Agency in the United Kingdom (the UKUK HPA Guidelines) and also took the local situation into consideration...

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Indian Olive Association Responds to Reports of... [Published Olive Oil Times - Aug 28 2014]
Global Standards to Limit Arsenic in Rice [Published World Health Network - Aug 27 2014]
Certificate Course in Food Regulatory Affairs [Published Prlog - Aug 27 2014]
- Greenpeace report on pesticide residues in In... [Published FnBnews.com - Aug 26 2014]
USDA schedules Codex meetings on import/export ... [Published Lexology - Aug 25 2014]
Label norms: Imported wine and liquor now scarc... [Published Times of India - Aug 23 2014]
AUC launches continental SPS cluster committee [Published African Union - Aug 22 2014]
- Dave is the new director-enforcement at FSSAI... [Published FnBnews.com - Aug 22 2014]
Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Noti... [Published Food & Beverage Online - Aug 21 2014]
Claims About Livestock Growth Drug Disputed by ... [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 20 2014]
Addressing SPS issues in the SADC region [Published SADC - Aug 20 2014]
GOP Poll: Voters want immigration hard line - E... [Published Politico - Aug 20 2014]
Insects Crawling Their Way Into Feed Regulation [Published Feed and Grain - Aug 20 2014]
Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measure... [Published Food & Beverage Online - Aug 14 2014]
Microbiological Guidelines for Food takes effec... [Published Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Aug 14 2014]
Food Processing Industry is growing with AAGR o... [Published Agron Food Processing - Aug 13 2014]
Frozen meat safe indefinitely—MITA [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 13 2014]
Indian Minister, Harsimrat Kaur Bada: [Published Fresh Plaza - Aug 13 2014]
CAC reduces maximum levels for some heavy metal... [Published Food & Drink Technology - Aug 12 2014]
Codex Alimentarius Commission Reduces Maximum L... [Published Prlog - Aug 12 2014]
BeBevCo's KOMA Unwind Liquid Relaxation Now Hal... [Published TickerTech.com - Aug 12 2014]
Spices Board: Adding Aroma and Flavour to Lives... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 11 2014]
US Nutrition Facts Panel: ABA concerned over fi... [Published Bakery and Snacks - Aug 11 2014]
Fibre and its measurement [Published Food in Canada - Aug 08 2014]
Director for Regulatory Affairs - BIO - Dist. C... [Published BIO - Aug 07 2014]
Foods Produced by Recombinant DNA Techniques [Published Food & Beverage Online - Aug 06 2014]
A New Paradigm for Validation, Verification and... [Published Food Safety Magazine - Aug 05 2014]
The bigger picture: Dietary fibre measurement m... [Published Bakery and Snacks - Aug 04 2014]
CPC Holds 10th Annual General Meeting [Published Republic of Ghana - Jul 31 2014]
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World: UN strengthens regulations on lead in in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: World Joint FAO-WHO Codex Alimentarius Committee sets new food safety standards 17 July 2014, Geneva - UN food standards body the Codex Alimentarius Commission this week adopted new standards to protect ...
World: Multicriteria-based ranking for risk man... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 02 2014]
Source: World Health Organization, Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: World “Top Ten” list of food-borne parasites released New guidelines being developed to control parasites in food 1 July 2014, Rome - A "Top Ten" list identifying the food-borne ...
Setting the standards: who regulates Australian... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jun 24 2014]
By David Tribe , University of MelbourneIn this second instalment of GM in Australia – a series looking at the facts, ethics, regulations and research into genetically modified crops – David Tribe walks us through the bodies responsible for GM policy ...
SGS Announces China New Publication of National... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Mar 15 2014]
Shanghai, China, March 15, 2014 --( PR.com )-- New National Food Safety Standard in China The new Chinese standard sets limits for pathogens in food and is an important part of the foundation of food safety standards. The purpose of this new standard ...
Iceland vs EU bullying: the Viking shows what '... [Published Mail Online - Euroseptic: Mary Ellen Synon in B ... - Jul 17 2013]
I wasn't going to run my column in the Irish Daily Mail last Monday, because I'd reckoned it was too much just on Irish affairs. But yesterday I was lucky enough to be at the press conference at the European Commission for the prime minister of Iceland, ...
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