Other FAO/WHO scientific advice

FAO and WHO provide expert scientific advice on many aspects of food quality, safety and nutrition relevant to the work of the Codex Alimentarius Commission. While not officially part of the Codex Alimentarius Commission structure, the FAO/WHO Expert Consultations provide independent scientific expert advice to the Commission and its specialist Committees and Task Forces. FAO and WHO maintain separate websites highlighting this work:

Updated on: 03-03-2015
Proposed draft Regional Standard for Doogh
20 May 2015 - 
Doogh is a savory yogurt-based beverage popular in Iran, Afghanistan, Armenia, Iraq, and Syria. It  [...]
Near East Meeting to be held in Rome 1-5 June
13 May 2015 - 
The eighth session of the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for the  [...]
Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods
23 Apr 2015 - 
The Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods will be meeting next week  [...]
World Health Day Video - Peru
19 Apr 2015 - 
The Codex Secretariat in Peru has put together a wonderful video from World Health Day  [...]
Pesticides Residues Committee meeting in Beijing
14 Apr 2015 - 
Pesticide residue refers to the pesticides that may remain on or in food after they  [...]