Codex Alimentarius Commission

Type: Organization
Name: Codex Alimentarius Commission
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Stewardship of new technologies embraced by U.S. meat industry

For the past several months, a diverse group of representatives from technology companies and the U.S. beef, pork and lamb industries has tackled a critical question related to global access for U.S. meat: What steps can the meat industry take to ensure ... [Published PorkNetwork - 6 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Natural Alternatives International Posts Annual Results

Natural Alternatives International (NAI) posted net income of $2.0 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, on net sales of $73.9 million for the fiscal year ended June 30. In a release on September 25, the company noted that fiscal 2014 net sales from contract ... [Published Individual.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Assessment and Management of Seafood Safety and Quality - Current Practices and Emerging Issues

Featured Articles 29 September 2014This FAO technical paper compiles the state of knowledge on seafood safety and quality with the aim to provide a succinct yet comprehensive resource book to seafood quality and safety managers, including topics on emerging ... [Published The Fish Site - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Results

SAN MARCOS, Calif.Fiscal 2014 net sales from contract manufacturing activities increased $10.7 millionWe have historically developed, manufactured and marketed our own branded products under the Pathway to Healing® product line. Due to the steady decline ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

Pork not a priority issue between Taiwan, U.S.: official

Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) Opening Taiwan's doors to American pork is not an issue of high priority between Taiwan and the United States, with many other issues requiring the attention of the two countries first, Deputy Foreign Minister Andrew J. C. Kao ... [Published Taiwan News Online - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Trade, investment policies need work: top US trade official

The US is worried about Taiwan’s treatment of pork imports containing the leanness-enhancing drug ractopamine, despite Taiwan’s recent progress in seeking trade liberalization, a top US trade official said at a recent WTO meeting in Switzerland.Michael ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Wanted: Investment by food processing entrepreneurs to combat wastage

Entrepreneurs must start to invest more in food processing if the country has any chance of reducing the amount of produce that is wasted, a government minister has warned.Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the Union food processing industries minister, has revealed ... [Published Food Production Daily - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

SPECIAL FEATURE: Changing Methods for the Measurement of Dietary Fiber

In 2009, CODEX Alimentarius finally reached consensus upon a definition of dietary fiber (DF) after almost 20 years of deliberation:Dietary fiber denotes carbohydrate polymers1 with 10 or more monomeric units2, which are not hydrolysed by the endogenous ... [Published Food Quality - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Scant respect for the essential goal of regulation

Large consignments of premium whisky, wine, chocolates and other gourmet foods are stuck at ports, thanks to the efforts of the Food Safety and (FSSAI), which says these do not conform to its labelling requirements.It is ridiculous that the food regulator ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Ingredients test on Black Bridge finds no methyl-mercury

The Greater Tainan Government’s Department of Health yesterday said that a batch of raw ingredients used in a Black Bridge Foods’ fried swordfish fiber product was found free of methyl-mercury, after the long-established company’s reputation was tainted ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Big Pharma is hardly safe...

CODEX ALIMENTARIUS has been labelled ‘the most dangerous thing you’ve never heard of.’ For some it’s the most dangerous thing they have heard of.Deputy Mike Hadley preaches democracy and is generally a champion of openness. He stimulates and engages better ... [Published Guernsey Press - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

FSSAI appoints Sanjay Dave as Director (Enforcement)

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 Hospitality Biz India - Sep 01 2014]

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Mark A LeDoux, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We continue to focus on product integrity and quality, and to invest in our capacity to produce such products in the U S and abroad. We remain steadfast in our commitment to clients who are unwilling to forsake product integrity for short term savings. We also continue to support appropriate enforcement by regulatory agencies worldwide to help rid the industry of poor manufacturing processes and fraudulent mislabeling."
The FAO has been studying entomophagy for over ten years now but even it admits, "the science of edible insects is still at a relatively pioneering stage, it boasts only a few scientists of renown." Until his death last year Dr Gene DeFoliart was one of the best-known and most-referenced...
Graziano da Silva underlined that "controlling zoonotic diseases and emerging threats at the human, animal and ecosystems interface needs an integrated and multidisciplinary approach that brings different sectors to work closely together to attain the health of people, animals and the environment."
...infectious diseases collectively, highlighting that in a world that is deeply interco nnected, outbreaks have the potential to impact every country. "No nation can meet this challenge on its own. Nobody is that isolated" he said, stressing the need for global cooperation

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Alternative Curing [Published The Pig Site - Sep 20 2014]
Trade, investment policies need work: top US tr... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 18 2014]
U.S. raises Taiwan pork issues at WTO meeting [Published Focus Taiwan - Sep 18 2014]
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Wanted: Investment by food processing entrepren... [Published Food Production Daily - Sep 17 2014]
SPECIAL FEATURE: Changing Methods for the Measu... [Published Food Quality - Sep 12 2014]
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Scant respect for the essential goal of regulation [Published Economic Times - Sep 04 2014]
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The Precautionary Principle: Closing the gap be... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 03 2014]
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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 ...
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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 ...
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