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.
Thematic compilations of Codex texts can be downloaded or ordered here.

The availability of Codex texts on this website, for type of text and for language, is automatically updated in the table below:

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Updated on: 03-03-2015
Six Languages for ‘Veterinary Drug Residue In Food’ Online Database
5 Mar 2015 - 
The database is now available online in 6 languages, but what are minimum residue limits  [...]
New science-based guidance for risk analysis in AMR
5 Mar 2015 - 
Codex texts on foodborne antimicrobial resistance (1st edition) This special publication has been prepared to support  [...]
WHO launches 5 keys to safer food
17 Feb 2015 - 
On Tuesday 7 April 2015, WHO will celebrate its main annual advocacy event - World  [...]
Progress on standards for fats and oils
14 Feb 2015 - 
The 24th Session of the Committee on Fats and Oils held in Melaka Malaysia from  [...]
Online Comment System: interested companies can reply to public notice on UNGM website
6 Feb 2015 - 
The Codex Secretariat through the FAO Procurement team has submitted a Request For Information through  [...]