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FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean (CCLAC)

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FAO/WHO ID No CX-725
Acronym CCLAC
Document Reference CX/LAC
Name FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean
Terms of Reference (a) defines the problems and needs of the region concerning food standards and food control; (b) promotes within the Committee contacts for the mutual exchange of information on proposed regulatory initiatives and problems arising from food control and stimulates the strengthening of food control infrastructures; (c) recommends to the Commission the development of world wide standards for products of interest to the region, including products considered by the Committee to have an international market potential in the future; (d) develops regional standards for food products moving exclusively or almost exclusively in intra regional trade; (e) draws the attention of the Commission to any aspects of the Commission's work of particular significance to the region; (f) promotes coordination of all regional food standards work undertaken by international governmental and non-governmental organizations within the region; (g) exercises a general coordinating role for the region and such other functions as may be entrusted to it by the Commission; and, (h) promotes the acceptance of Codex standards and maximum limits for residues by member countries.
Status Active
FTP linkCCLAC
Host GovernmentCosta Rica
Website http://www.cclac.org

Members of CCLAC

Member Member since email
Antigua and Barbuda 1988
Argentina 1963
Bahamas 2002
Barbados 1970
Belize 1992
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 1971
Brazil 1968
Chile 1969
Colombia 1969
Costa Rica 1970
Cuba 1964
Dominica 1990
Dominican Republic 1971
Ecuador 1970
El Salvador 1975
Grenada 1982
Guatemala 1968
Member Member since email
Guyana 1970
Haiti 1984
Honduras 1988
Jamaica 1971
Mexico 1969
Nicaragua 1971
Panama 1972
Paraguay 1969
Peru 1963
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1996
Saint Lucia 1987
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2004
Suriname 1984
Trinidad and Tobago 1964
Uruguay 1970
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1969

Number of records: 33

Updated on: 21-01-2015
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