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Codex Committee on General Principles (CCGP)

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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
Host GovernmentFrance
Updated on: 05-10-2015
Improving access to meeting documents
2 Oct 2015 - 
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2015 Commission Report published in all languages
1 Oct 2015 - 
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2015 Joint FAO/WHO meeting on pesticide residues
28 Sep 2015 - 
Geneva, 15-24 September The Joint FAO/WHO meeting on pesticide residues (JMPR) is an international expert scientific  [...]
Workshop on food safety to improve public health and international trade
16 Sep 2015 - 
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FAO Regional Training Workshop in Tokyo
9 Sep 2015 - 
Enhancing Effective Participation in Codex Activities in ASEAN Countries Tokyo, 8-11 September 2015 The FAO Regional Training  [...]