Codex Alimentarius Commission, 37th Session, July 2014

Posted By: Selerant RSA

The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) held its Thirty-seventh Session in Geneva, Switzerland from 14 to 18 July 2014.

The Commission adopted the following documents (step 8):

  • Food Additives

Report from the Codex Committee on Fish and Fishery Products, February 2014

Food Additive Provisions in Standards for Fish and Fishery Products (Revision) - Appendix VI

Report from the Codex Committee on Food Additives, March 2014

Food Additive Provisions of the General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA) - Appendix IX

Guidelines for the Simple Evaluation of Dietary Exposure to Food Additives (Revision of CAC/GL 3-1989) - Appendix VIII

The International Numbering System for Food Additives (CAC/GL 36-1989) (Amendment) - Appendix XIII

Specifications for the Identity and Purity of Food Additives - Appendix XIV

Notes of the GSFA (Amendment) - Appendix II

Provisions for Aluminium-containing Food Additives in Selected Standards (Revision) - Appendix III

Food Additive Sections of Standards for Meat Products (Revision) - Appendix VII

Food Additives Provisions of Food Category 08.0 “Meat and meat products, including poultry” and Its Sub-categories of the GSFA (Revision) - Appendix IX Part D (Adopted with amendments)

  • Contaminants

Report from the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods, April 2014

Maximum Level for Lead in Infant Formula and Formula for Special Medical Purposes Intended for Infants and for Follow up Formula (Revision) - Appendix II

Maximum Level for Inorganic Arsenic in Polished Rice - Appendix III

Maximum Levels for Fumonisins in Maize and Maize Products and Associated Sampling Plans - Appendix IV

Annex for the Prevention and Reduction of Aflatoxins and Ochratoxin A Contamination in Sorghum (Code of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Mycotoxin Contamination in Cereals CAC/RCP 51-2003) - Appendix V

Code of Practice for Weed Control to Prevent and Reduce Pyrollizidine Alkaloid Contamination in Food and Feed - Appendix VI

General Standard for Contaminants and Toxins in Food and Feed (Editorial Amendments) Appendix VII

  • Pesticides

Report from the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues, May 2014

Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides - Appendix II and III

Consequential Amendments for the Maximum Residue Limits for "Citrus Fruits" and "Lemons and Limes" following the Revision of the Classification of Food and Feed as per the Fruit Commodity Groups (Inclusion of Kumquats Under the Citrus Fruit Group) - Appendix VIII

  • Veterinary drugs

Report from the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods, August 2013

Risk Management Recommendations (RMRs) for chloramphenicol, malachite green, carbadox, furazolidone, nitrofural, chlorpromazine, stilbenes and olaquindox – Appendix IV

  • Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses

General Principles for the Addition of Essential Nutrients to Foods (CAC/GL 9-1987) (Revision) – Appendix II

Adoption at step 5.


More details can be found here: Agenda, Draft report and Appendix file.