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Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA)

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FAO/WHO ID No CX-711
Acronym CCFA
Document Reference CX/FA
Name Codex Committee on Food Additives
Terms of Reference (a) to establish or endorse permitted maximum levels for individual food additives; (b) to prepare priority lists of food additives for risk assessment by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives; (c) to assign functional classes to individual food additives; (d) to recommend specifications of identity and purity for food additives for adoption by the Commission; (e) to consider methods of analysis for the determination of additives in food; and (f) to consider and elaborate standards or codes for related subjects such as the labelling of food additives when sold as such.
Status Active
FTP linkCCFA
Host GovernmentChina
Updated on: 03-03-2015
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