Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC)
Commission du Codex Alimentarius
Comisión del Codex Alimentarius
1962 Rome Italy
1962, Rome (Italy), within the framework of B-XB0971 - FAO and B-XB3548 - WHO, when Statutes and Rules of Procedure established, following recommendations of 11th Session of FAO Conference, 29th Session of WHO Executive Board and a Joint FAO/WHO Conference on Food Standards, to implement the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme -- Programme mixte FAO/OMS sur les normes alimentaires -- Programa Conjunto FAO/OMS sobre Normas Alimentarias. Statutes revised 1966. Rules of Procedure most recently amended 2015. Also referred to as: Joint FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission -- Commission mixte FAO/OMS du Codex Alimentarius -- Comisión Conjunta FAO/OMS del Codex Alimentarius; ALINORM; FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission -- Commission FAO/OMS du Codex Alimentarius -- Comisión FAO/OMS del Codex Alimentarius.
Develop harmonized international food standards, which protect consumer health and promote fair practices in food trade.
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