Codex Committee on Food Labelling
Host Government: Canada
The Codex Committee on Food Labelling drafts provisions on labeling applicable to all foods; considers, amends, and endorses draft specific provisions on labeling prepared by the Codex Committees drafting standards, codes of practice, and guidelines; and studies specific labeling problems assigned by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. The Committee also studies problems associated with the advertisement of food with particular reference to claims and misleading descriptions.
The Committee held its 42nd Session in Rome, Italy from October 21-24, 2014. The U.S. Delegate’s Report of that Session is available.
The next session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling will take place in Canada from May 9-13, 2016. Upon availability, the agenda and committee documents can be accessed at http://www.codexalimentarius.org/meetings-reports/en.
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