Codex Standards

All Codex texts are publicly available from this website:

All standards, guidelines, codes of practice and advisory texts that compose the Alimentarius are available from the List of standards.
The numerical Codex standards for food additives, veterinary drugs maximum residue levels and pesticide maximum residue levels, can also be accessed via databases that facilitate their use.
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Updated on: 03-03-2015
We need common international safety standards for food.
27 May 2015 - 
Dr Kazuaki Miyagishima WHO Director, Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses and former Codex Secretary,  [...]
Trade in Olives
25 May 2015 - 
A recent online article in Mumbai reported on containers of olives being held up at customs at  [...]
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  [...]