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: 08-12-2014
Food Standards and Food Safety Issues in Africa
26 Jan 2015 - 
CCAFRICA21 will take place in Yaoundé Cameroon from 27 – 30 January 2015 at the  [...]
Bangladesh enhances awareness on veterinary drugs residues
24 Jan 2015 - 
Annamaria Bruno from the Codex Secretariat and Vittorio Fattori of the FAO Food Safety Unit,  [...]
Spirit of compromise on the Standard for processed cheese
24 Jan 2015 - 
The physical working group on processed cheese met in Brussels, 20–22 January 2015 and was  [...]
12 Years Supporting Developing Countries in Codex
23 Jan 2015 - 
The Codex Trust Fund was established in 2003 to help developing countries and countries in  [...]
CCLAC19 Report Highlights
1 Dec 2014 - 
The Coordinating Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean agreed to forward the following matters  [...]