Codex Committee on Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Host Government: Mexico
The Codex Committee on Fresh Fruits and Vegetables is responsible for elaborating worldwide standards and codes of practice as may be appropriate for fresh fruits and vegetables; for consulting with the UNECE Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards in the elaboration of worldwide standards and codes of practice with particular regard to ensuring that there is no duplication of standards or codes of practice and that they follow the same broad format; and for consulting, as necessary, with other international organizations which are active in the area of standardization of fresh fruits and vegetables.
The Committee held its 17th Session in Mexico City, Mexico, on September 3-7, 2012. The U.S. Delegate’s Report of that Session is available.
Draft U.S. Positions on issues to be discussed at the 18th Session are also available (PDF).
The next session of the Codex Committee on Fresh Fruits and Vegetables will take place in Mexico from October 5-9, 2015. Upon availability, the agenda and committee documents can be accessed at http://www.codexalimentarius.org/meetings-reports/en/.
Current CCFFV Documents Requesting Comments
|CX or CL
|Subject||Comments Due||Send comments to:|
|CL 2013/20-FFV||Draft standard for Golden Passion Fruit||Oct 1, 2013||USCodex@fsis.usda.gov|
|CL 2013/21-FFV||New Work on Ware Potatoes||Nov 4, 2013||USCodex@fsis.usda.gov|
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