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Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF)

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FAO/WHO ID No CX-735
Acronym CCCF
Document Reference CX/CF
Name Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods
Terms of Reference (a) to establish or endorse permitted maximum levels or guidelines levels for contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants in food and feed; (b) to prepare priority lists of contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants for risk assessment by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives; (c) to consider methods of analysis and sampling for the determination of contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants in food and feed; (d) to consider and elaborate standards or codes of practice for related subjects; and (e) to consider other matters assigned to it by the Commission in relation to contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants in food and feed.
Status Active
FTP linkCCCF
Host GovernmentNetherlands
Updated on: 02-04-2014
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