Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods
Host Government: The Netherlands
The Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF) establishes or endorses permitted maximum levels (ML) and, where necessary, revises existing guidelines levels for contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants in food and feed; prepares priority lists of contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants for risk assessment by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives; considers and elaborates methods of analysis and sampling for the determination of contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants in food and feed; considers and elaborates standards or codes of practice for related subjects; and considers other matters assigned to it by the Commission in relation to contaminants and naturally occurring toxicants in food and feed.
The 9th Session of the CCCF met March 16-20, 2015 in New Delhi, India. The U.S. Delegate's Report of the session is available.
The next session of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food will take place April 4-8, 2016 (Location TBA). Upon availability, the agenda and committee documents can be accessed at http://www.codexalimentarius.org/meetings-reports/en.
Requests for Comments
- List of Circulating Letters/Comments due for Codex Committees: http://www.codexalimentarius.org/circular-letters/en/
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