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Codex Committee on General Principles (CCGP)

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FAO/WHO ID No CX-716
Acronym CCGP
Document Reference CX/GP
Name Codex Committee on General Principles
Terms of Reference To deal with such procedural and general matters as are referred to it by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. Such matters have included the establishment of the General Principles which define the purpose and scope of the Codex Alimentarius, the nature of Codex standards and the forms of acceptance by countries of Codex standards; the development of Guidelines for Codex Committees; the development of a mechanism for examining any economic impact statements submitted by governments concerning possible implications for their economies of some of the individual standards or some of the provisions thereof; the establishment of a Code of Ethics for the International Trade in Food.
Status Active
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Host GovernmentFrance
Updated on: 03-03-2015
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