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The National Codex Committee is entrusted with the task of corresponding to Codex Alimentrius Commission which is affliated to the food and Agriculture Organization "FAO" and World Health Organization "WHO" .

 This committee comprises of representatives from.

  1. Research centres
  2. Government bodies
  3. Universities
  4. Supervisory bodies
  5. Food manufacturering companies

Along with experienced and production quality and consumer protection associations. National codex committee is affliated to Codex Alimentarius Commission.

What is CODEX?

The Codex Alimentarius or "Food Code" was established by FAO and the World Health Organization in 1963 to develop harmonised international food standards, which protect consumer health and promote fair practices in food trade.

It is about safe, good food for everyone - everywhere.

International food trade has existed for thousands of years but until not too long ago food was mainly produced, sold and consumed locally. Over the last century the amount of food traded internationally has grown exponentially, and a quantity and variety of food never before possible travels the globe today.

The CODEX ALIMENTARIUS international food standards, guidelines and codes of practice contribute to the safety, quality and fairness of this international food trade. Consumers can trust the safety and quality of the food products they buy and importers can trust that the food they ordered will be in accordance with their specifications.

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