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Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR)

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FAO/WHO ID No CX-718
Acronym CCPR
Document Reference CX/PR
Name Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues
Terms of Reference (a) to establish maximum limits for pesticide residues in specific food items or in groups of food; (b) to establish maximum limits for pesticide residues in certain animal feeding stuffs moving in international trade where this is justified for reasons of protection of human health; (c) to prepare priority lists of pesticides for evaluation by the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR); (d) to consider methods of sampling and analysis for the determination of pesticide residues in food and feed; (e) to consider other matters in relation to the safety of food and feed containing pesticide residues; and, (f) to establish maximum limits for environmental and industrial contaminants showing chemical or other similarity to pesticides, in specific food items or groups of food.
Status Active
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Host GovernmentChina
Updated on: 03-03-2015
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