Codex Alimentarius Commission

Type: Organization
Name: Codex Alimentarius Commission
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 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]
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]

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...2) requires processors to label the products as "uncured" and "no nitrates or nitrites added except those naturally occurring in ...(celery juice powder or other ingredient identified by USDA to have potential of containing a natural source of nitrate or nitrite)"
"The United States welcomes the early fruits of these efforts and will continue to engage with Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) across the many forums and initiatives that we have established in order to further break down trade barriers and strengthen our economic ties" he said
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US Calls on Taiwan to Set Ractopamine Residue R... [Published The Pig Site - Sep 22 2014]
Pork not a priority issue between Taiwan, U.S.:... [Published Taiwan News Online - Sep 22 2014]
Taiwan needs to set maximum ractopamine levels ... [Published Pig Progress - Sep 22 2014]
Ginseng to be designated as food instead of med... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 22 2014]
WTO Ambassador Cites Concerns About Taiwanese R... [Published Farm Futures - Sep 22 2014]
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]
- Chandramouli appointment as FSSAI chair: Delh... [Published FnBnews.com - Sep 17 2014]
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]
Silliker Implements Ridascreen Gliadin to Test ... [Published Food Safety Magazine - Sep 09 2014]
Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measure... [Published Food & Beverage Online - Sep 05 2014]
If They are So Anti-Semitic, Why Aren't ISIS an... [Published Boston IMC - Sep 05 2014]
SPC leads discussions on building resilient Pac... [Published Islands Business - Sep 04 2014]
Scant respect for the essential goal of regulation [Published Economic Times - Sep 04 2014]
Ingredients test on Black Bridge finds no methy... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 03 2014]
The Precautionary Principle: Closing the gap be... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 03 2014]
Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measure... [Published Food & Beverage Online - Sep 02 2014]
Big Pharma is hardly safe... [Published Guernsey Press - Sep 01 2014]
FSSAI appoints Sanjay Dave as Director (Enforce... [Published Hospitality Biz India - Sep 01 2014]
New Proposed Maximum Levels of Fumonisins in Maize [Published The Pig Site - Sep 01 2014]
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]
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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 ...
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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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