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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Type of Text EN FR ES AR ZH RU
Codes of practice            
Updated on: 05-10-2015
Improving access to meeting documents
2 Oct 2015 - 
New pages go live On 1st October the Codex Secretariat published a new version of the  [...]
2015 Commission Report published in all languages
1 Oct 2015 - 
The Final Report of the 38th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission has now been  [...]
2015 Joint FAO/WHO meeting on pesticide residues
28 Sep 2015 - 
Geneva, 15-24 September The Joint FAO/WHO meeting on pesticide residues (JMPR) is an international expert scientific  [...]
Workshop on food safety to improve public health and international trade
16 Sep 2015 - 
17-18 September 2015, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation Globalization and increased regional trade among countries of the  [...]
FAO Regional Training Workshop in Tokyo
9 Sep 2015 - 
Enhancing Effective Participation in Codex Activities in ASEAN Countries Tokyo, 8-11 September 2015 The FAO Regional Training  [...]