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;

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.

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.


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Updated on: 05-10-2015
Food Hygiene progresses with work on Salmonella in Beef and Pork
20 Nov 2015 - 
The Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH) was established in 1964 to draft basic provisions  [...]
24th Edition of Codex Procedural Manual published
16 Nov 2015 - 
The Procedural Manual of the Codex Alimentarius Commission describes the legal foundations and practical functioning  [...]
Outcome of 34th Codex Fish Committee meeting
9 Nov 2015 - 
The Codex Committee on Fish and Fishery Products (CCFFP) was established in 1966 to elaborate  [...]
Codex attending OIE Animal Production Food Safety Working Group
4 Nov 2015 - 
The Codex Secretariat is currently attending the 15th meeting of the Animal Production Food Safety  [...]
Codex filming in Lebanon
1 Nov 2015 - 
A camera crew from Flooded Cellar are currently in Lebanon making a video for Codex  [...]