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Circular Letters 2013

Code Issued Title Deadline EN FR ES AR ZH RU
CL 2013/01-NEA 01/13 Distribution of the Report of the Seventh Session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for the Near East (REP13/NEA) 30/04/2013
CL 2013/02-AFRICA 03/13 Request for comments on the proposed Guidelines for the Submission of Candidatures from Africa for Positions of Responsibility at the Codex Alimentarius Commission and its Subsidiary Bodies 31/05/2013
CL 2013/03-AF 02/13 Distribution of the Report of the Seventh Session of the Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Codex Task Force on Animal Feeding (REP13/AF) 31/05/2013
CL 2013/04-FICS 02/13 Distribution of the Report of the Twentieth Session of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems (REP13/FICS) 31/05/2013
CL 2013/05-FO 03/13 Distribution of the Report of the 23rd Session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils (REP13/FO) 15/05/2013
CL 2013/06-MAS 03/13 Distribution of the Report of the 34th Session of the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling (REP13/MAS) 15/05/2013
CL 2013/07-FO 03/13 Request for information on volumes and patterns of trade for different fish oils as well as information on their quality and composition 30/09/2013
CL 2013/08-FA 03/13 Distribution of the Report of the Forty-fifth Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives (REP13/FA) 31/05/2013
CL 2013/09-CS 04/13 Request for Comments on the Proposed Draft Standard for Non-Centrifugated Dehydrated Sugar Cane Juice 15/06/2013
CL 2013/10-CF 04/13 Distribution of the Report of the Seventh Session of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (REP13/CF) 15/06/2013
CL 2013/11-FH 05/13 Request for Proposals for new Work and/or Revision of Existing Standards 01/09/2013
CL 2013/12-FA 04/13 Request for information and comments on Priority list of substances proposed for evaluation by JECFA 15/01/2014
CL 2013/13-FA 04/13 Request for information and comments on proposals for changes/addition to the INS list 15/09/2013
CL 2013/14-PR 05/13 Distribution of the Report of the 45th Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (REP13/PR) 15/06/2013
CL 2013/15-FL 06/13 Distribution of the Report of the 41st Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling 15/03/2014
CL 2013/16-FFP 08/13 Request for Comments at Step 6 on the Draft Performance Criteria for Reference and Confirmatory Methods for Marine Biotoxins (Section I - 8.6 Determination of Biotoxins) in the Standard for Live and Raw Bivalve Molluscs 30/11/2013
CL 2013/17-PFV 08/13 Request for comments at step 6 on the draft codex standards for certain canned fruits and certain quick frozen vegetables 15/11/2013
CL 2013/18-ASIA 08/13 Request for Comments at Step 6 on the Draft Regional Standard for Non-Fermented Soybean Products 31/07/2014
CL 2013/19-PR 08/13 Request for comments at step 6 – draft revision to the codex classification of food and feed – selected vegetable commodity groups (roots and tubers) 30/11/2013
CL 2013/20-FFV 08/13 Request for Comments at Step 6 on the Draft Codex Standard for Golden Passion Fruit 15/10/2013
CL 2013/21-FFV 08/13 Request for Comments on New Work on Ware Potatoes 15/11/2013
CL 2013/22-SCH 08/13 Request for Proposals for New Work for the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs 30/10/2013
CL 2013/23-CF 08/13 Request for data on lead in Fruit Juices and Nectars, ready-to-drink; Canned Fruits and Canned Vegetables 31/07/2014
CL 2013/24-CF 08/13 Request for Comments at Step 6 on the:
(1) Draft Maximum Level for Deoxynivalenol (DON) in Cereal-based foods for Infants and Young Children;
(2) Draft Maximum Levels for DON in Raw Cereal Grains (Wheat, Maize and Barley) and associated Sampling Plan and in
(3) Draft Maximum Levels for DON in Flour, Semolina, Meal and Flakes from Wheat, Maize or Barley
15/12/2013
CL 2013/25-CF 08/13 Request for comments on MLs for Fumonisins in Maize and Maize Products and Associated Sampling Plans 15/11/2013
CL 2013/26-RVDF 09/13 Distribution of the Report of the Twenty-First Session of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods (REP14/RVDF) 30/03/2014
CL 2013/27-FFP 09/13 Request for Comments: Appendices for Optional Final Product Requirements for Commodities in the Code of Practice for Fish and Fishery Products (CAC/RCP 52-2003) 30/11/2013


Updated on: 31-03-2014
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