asia Codex EWG analysis

Proposed review and analysis with respect to CCFA agenda items of relevance to the region.

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54th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA54)

22 - 26 April 2024, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China

  • Agenda Items 3.11, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1, 6.2, 7, 8, 9: English
    • 3.11: Matters related to azodicarbonamide (INS 927a)
    • 4.1: Endorsement and/or revision of maximum levels for food additives and processing aids in Codex standards
    • 4.2: Alignment of the food additive provisions of commodity standards: Report of the Electronic Working Group on Alignment 
    • 5.1: General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA): Report of the Electronic Working Group on the GSFA
    • 5.2: General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA): Proposals for new and/or revision of food additive provisions (replies to CL 2023/46-FA)
    • 6.1 and 6.2: Proposed draft revision to the class names and the international numbering system (ins) for food additives
    • 7: Proposals for additions and changes to the priority list of substances proposed for evaluation by JECFA (replies to CL 2023/47-FA)
    • 8: Discussion paper on divergence between the General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA), Codex commodity standards and other texts – Identification of outstanding issues
    • 9: Discussion paper on the development of a standard for baker’s yeast