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: 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  [...]