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Contact & Links

For most enquiries about Codex work your national Codex Contact Point will be able to assist you. You can find the address in our members list.

For general inquiries about Codex that cannot be handled by your national Codex Contact Point, please contact us here:

Codex Secretariat

FAO, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome, Italy
Telephone: +39 06 5705.1;
Telefax: +39 06 5705.4593;
E-mail: Codex@fao.org

Other useful links:

WTO - World Trade Organization

The World Trade Organization closely works with Codex and has mentioned it as a reference in the SPS agreement.

OIE- World Organisation for Animal Health

International organization mentioned in the WTO SPS agreement as a reference for animal health.

IPPC - International Plant Protection Convention

International convention dealing with plant protection - mentioned in the WTO SPS agreement as a reference for plant health.

IPFSAPH - International Portal on Food Safety, Animal & Plant Health

An excellent resource for related information, which provides direct, easily searchable access to a range of international standards, national regulations, scientific evaluations, and other supporting information on sanitary and phytosanitary measures.

STDF - Standards and Trade Development Facility

A joint initiative in capacity building and technical cooperation aiming at raising awareness on the importance of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) issues, increasing coordination in the provision of SPS-related assistance, and mobilizing resources to assist developing countries enhance their capacity to meet SPS standards.

CODEX FTP LINK

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Updated on: 31-03-2014
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