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JECFA - Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) is an international expert scientific committee administered jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). JECFA serves as an independent scientific committee which performs risk assessments and provides advice to FAO, WHO and the member countries of both organizations. The requests for scientific advice are for the main part channelled through the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) in their work to develop international food standards and guidelines under the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme.

Updated on: 31-03-2014
CCFFV18 Summary Report
31 Mar 2014 - 
Codex work on Fresh fruits and Vegetables: summary report of CCFFV18 available here [...]
Codex Newsletter - November 2013
9 Nov 2013 - 
Codex newsletter with CAC36 opening speeches and decisions is available in the Newsletter page [...]
The Role of Science in determining International Standards in Food and Agriculture
18 Jun 2013 - 
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Codex Alimentarius Commission and sponsored by the  [...]
50th anniversary homepage
30 Apr 2013 - 
The 50th anniversary celebrations for Codex have already started in many countries – please visit  [...]
Procedural Manual - 21st edition
29 Apr 2013 - 
The 21st edition of the Procedural Manual is available in the Procedures & Strategies section  [...]