Agenda of Codex Committee on Contaminants in foods

Posted By: Selerant RSA

During the 8th Session of the CCCF that will be held March 31 – April 4 in The Hague, Netherlands, the committee, among other matters, will discuss:

  • Proposed draft maximum levels for Deoxynivalenol  (at Step 7) and Acetylated Derivatives (DON) (at Step 4) in cereals and cereal-based products
  • Proposed draft maximum levels for Fumonisins in maize and maize products and associated sampling plans (at Step 4)
  • Discussion paper on the establishment of a maximum level for total Aflatoxins in ready-to-eat peanuts and an associated sampling plan
  • Discussion paper on the development of a Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Arsenic Contamination in Rice
  • Discussion paper on the possible revision of the Code of Practice for Prevention and Reduction of Mycotoxin Contamination in Cereals
  • Discussion paper on Aflatoxins in cereals
  • Discussion paper on the review of the guideline levels for Methylmercury in fish and predatory fish
  • For the agenda click here

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), have sponsored a public meeting to provide information, receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions to be discussed at the 8th Session of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food (CCCF).

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