Committee of Senior Officials of the Nordic Countries, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the Field of Food Issues (CSO-NB8-Food)

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1980-09-15 Oslo Norway


15 Sep 1980, Oslo (Norway), by D-XD4238 - Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM). Statutes adopted 25 Nov 1981, when working procedures approved. Responsible to the Council of Ministers (Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry and Foodstuffs). Original title: Standing Nordic Committee on Food -- Permanente Nordiske Utvalg for Naeringsmiddelspørsmål (PNUN); also previously referred to as Permanent Nordic Committee on Food and Nutrition Policy -- Permanenta Nordiska Utskottet för Livsmedelsfrågor. Name changed, 8 May 1989, to Nordic Committee of Senior Officials for Food Issues -- Nordiska Ämbetsmannakommittén för Livsmedelsfrågor (ÄK-LIVS) -- Pohjoismainen Elintarvikeasiain Virkamieskomitea, when working procedures were approved. Also referred to in English as Nordic Committee on Food Questions.


Coordinate and harmonize food legislation, food control and food and nutrition policy within Nordic countries; protect the consumer by ensuring safety and wholesomeness of foods and fair practices within the food trade; reduce trade barriers between Nordic countries and on a broad international basis; rationalize the work of the authorities through coordination of administrative arrangements and procedures; enable more effective utilization of scientific and economic resources; further development and strengthening of sectors within the foodstuffs field; develop and strengthen inter-Nordic contact, mutual exchange of information and sharing of experience.


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Committee, comprising 1 or 2 representatives per member country. Working Groups (5): Toxicology and risk assessment; Microbiology and risk assessment; Foodstuffs inspection; Foodstuffs regulations and legislation; Diet and nutrition.


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GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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