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C O D E X  A L I M E N T A R I U S – International Food Standards –

SAFE, GOOD FOOD FOR EVERYONE.

The Codex Alimentarius Commission, established by FAO and WHO in 1963 develops harmonised international food standards, guidelines and codes of practice to protect the health of the consumers and ensure fair practices in the food trade. The Commission also promotes coordination of all food standards work undertaken by international governmental and non-governmental organizations. For more information see here.


Please visit the Codex 50th Anniversary webpage

Please click here for the complete programme of the 36th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission

Updated on: 31-03-2014
CCFFV18 Summary Report
31 Mar 2014 - 
Codex work on Fresh fruits and Vegetables: summary report of CCFFV18 available here [...]
Codex Newsletter - November 2013
9 Nov 2013 - 
Codex newsletter with CAC36 opening speeches and decisions is available in the Newsletter page [...]
The Role of Science in determining International Standards in Food and Agriculture
18 Jun 2013 - 
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Codex Alimentarius Commission and sponsored by the  [...]
50th anniversary homepage
30 Apr 2013 - 
The 50th anniversary celebrations for Codex have already started in many countries – please visit  [...]
Procedural Manual - 21st edition
29 Apr 2013 - 
The 21st edition of the Procedural Manual is available in the Procedures & Strategies section  [...]