Codex Alimentarius Commission

Type: Organization
Name: Codex Alimentarius Commission
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]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

CPC Holds 10th Annual General Meeting

The Cocoa Processing Company (CPC) has held its 10th Annual General Meeting to present the 2013 Annual Reports and Accounts to its shareholders.The Board Chairman of Cocoa Processing Company, Hon Jacob S. Arthur stated that on the domestic front, the ... [Published Republic of Ghana - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

China adopts stricter pesticide residue standard

BEIJING, July 31 (Xinhua) -- A stricter standard on pesticide residue for farm produce in China will take effect on Friday.The new standard includes 3,650 indices detailing the maximum allowable residue for 387 pesticides on 284 types of food, according ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Pesticide, China, Adoption
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

FAO norms likely to help India's Rice exports

The new norms adopted by Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) for rice exports are likely to hit the US giving space for India's rice exports. The UN food standards body the Codex Alimen..28 Jul 2014MUMBAI(Commodity Online): ... [Published CommodityOnline - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

UN sets norms on arsenic levels in rice

New Delhi: Adopting new standards to protect consumer health worldwide, UN food standards body Codex Alimentarius Commission has set out maximum acceptable levels of lead in infant formula and of arsenic in rice.The Commission, jointly run by the United ... [Published The Week - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

UN Sets Max On Lead in Infant Formula, Arsenic in Rice

In a move that may change how some businesses operate, the UN FAO and WHO have established maximum limits for lead in infant formula and arsenic in rice. Through the Codex Alimentarius Commission, the two organizations have set a limit of no more than ... [Published Nutritional Outlook - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 4 reports

- Codex sets max acceptable level of lead in baby food & arsenic in rice

The Codex Alimentarius Commission, the United Nations’ food standards body, adopted new standards to protect consumer health worldwide, including setting the maximum acceptable levels of lead in infant formula and of arsenic in rice.Jointly run by the ... [Published FnBnews.com - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 9 reports

Codex sets new maximum levels for lead and arsenic

With the safety of infant formula and Asia’s reliance on rice never far from the headlines, the United Nations body responsible for food standards has now set new acceptable levels of lead in the former and arsenic in the region’s biggest crop.The Codex ... [Published FoodNavigator-Asia.com - Jul 17 2014]

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"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?
...Producing insects by feeding them manure is also not allowed according to the EC Regulation 767/2009. This regulation states that "faeces, urine and separated digestive tract content resulting from the emptying or removal of digestive tract, irrespective of any form of treatment or admixture" is prohibited to place on the animal feed market
...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...
...these standards for export of products which are administered through APEDA," Badal said in a written reply to the lower house of the Parliament. "Testing of such products is done in APEDA approved laboratories" she said

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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]
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NFA rice causes cancer? [Published Panay News - Jul 30 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 ...
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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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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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