Codex Commission to discuss key food standards in Rome

The 41st Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC41) is meeting this week, 2-6 July, in Rome to address key issues impacting the food and beverages industry.

The CAC is considering the adoption of draft standards and guidelines and start new work on fresh fruits and vegetables, cereals pulses and legumes, nutrition and foods for special dietary uses, contaminants, residues of veterinary drugs, pesticide residues, food additives, methods of analysis and sampling, food labelling and food hygiene.

Furthermore, CAC41 is addressing also key policy issues related to the work of Codex based on scientific evidence and consensus and the collaboration with other intergovernmental organisations on common areas, among other items.