GForss Codex EWG analysis

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

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7th Session of the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs (CCSCH7)

29 January - 2 February 2024, Kochi, Kerala (India)

  • Analysis of Agenda Items 2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4, 5.1, 5.11, 5.2 and Glossary of Terms for SCH Standards
    • Agenda Item 2: Matters referred by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and its Subsidiary Bodies
    • Agenda Item 3.1: Draft standard for dried SMALL CARDAMOM
    • Agenda Item 3.2: Draft standard for Spices in Dried Fruits and Berries: Part A – Requirements for Allspices, Juniper Berry, Star Anise
    • Agenda Item 3.3: Draft standard for Spices in Dried Fruits and Berries: Part B – Requirements for Vanilla
    • Agenda Item 4: Proposed draft standard for TURMERIC
    • Agenda Item 5.1: Consideration of the proposals for NEW WORK (replies to CL 2022/03 -SCH)
    • Agenda Item 5.11: Discussion Paper on the development of a standard for dried roots, rhizomes, bulbs – galangal; greater galangal; lesser galangal; horseradish root; onions and shallots
    • Agenda Item 5.2: Update to the TEMPLATE for SCH standards
    • Glossary of Terms for SCH Standards