Codex Committee on Food Additives
Host Government: China
The Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA) establishes or endorses acceptable maximum levels (MLs) for individual food additives; prepares a priority list of food additives for risk assessment by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA); assigns functional classes to individual food additives; recommends specifications of identity and purity for food additives for adoption by the Commission; considers methods of analysis for the determination of additives in food; and considers and elaborates standards or codes for related subjects such as the labeling of food additives when sold as such.
The Committee held its 45th Session March 18-22, 2013 in Beijing, Peoples Republic of China. The U.S. Delegate’s Report of that Session is available.
Documents Related to 46th Session
|Current CCS Documents Requesting Comments|
|CX or CL
|Subject||Comments Due||Send comments to:|
|CL 2013/12-FA||Request for information and comments on priority list of substances proposed for evaluation by JECFA||November 1, 2013||UScodex@fsis.usda.gov|
|CL 2013/13-FA||Request for information and comments on proposals for changes/addition to the INS list||July 1, 2013||UScodex@fsis.usda.gov|
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