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Codex Committee on Food Hygiene

Host Government: United States of America

The Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH):

  • Develops basic provisions on food hygiene applicable to all food or to specific food types;
  • Considers and amends or endorses provisions on food hygiene contained in Codex commodity standards and codes of practice developed by other Codex commodity committees;
  • Considers specific food hygiene problems assigned to it by the Commission;
  • Suggests and prioritizes areas where there is a need for microbiological risk assessment at the international level and develops questions to be addressed by the risk assessors; and
  • Considers microbiological risk management matters in relation to food hygiene and in relation to FAO/WHO risk assessments.

The 47th Session of CCFH met November 9-13, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The U.S. Delegate's report of that session is available.

The 48th Session of CCFH is tentatively scheduled for November 7-11, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Upon availability, the agenda and committee documents can be accessed at http://www.codexalimentarius.org/meetings-reports/en.

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Last Modified Dec 02, 2015