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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Codes of practice            
Updated on: 11-11-2015
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  [...]