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Food Law News - FAO / WHO / WTO / Codex - 2020

Codex Meeting Report, 3 August 2020

CODEX - Codex Committee for Processed Fruits and Vegetables (29th Session)

Given below is the Summary and Status of Work table presented in the Report of the 29th Session of the Codex Committee for Processed Fruits and Vegetables which worked by crresponeence January to July 2020

Report of the 29th Session of the Codex Committee for Processed Fruits and Vegetables

The report can be downloaded from the Codex website (clcik on image).

 

Party

Purpose

Text/Topic

Code

Step

Para.

CCEXEX79  /CAC43

Adoption

Proposed draft standard for gochujang

 

5/8

13 and App. II

Proposed draft standard for chili sauce

 

5/8

15 and App. III

Proposed draft revision to the Standard for Mango Chutney

CXS 160-1987

5/8

17 and App. IV

Proposed draft general standard for dried fruits

 

5/8

21 and App. V

Proposed draft general standard for canned mixed fruits

 

5/8

26 and App. VI

CCEXEX79  /CAC43

Adoption

The revised food additive provisions of the Standard for Pickled Cucumbers

CXS 115-1981

-

31 and App. VII, Part B (A)

The revised food additive provisions of the Standard for Canned Bamboo Shoots

CXS 241-2003

-

31 and App. VII, Part B (B)

The revised food additive provisions of the Standard for Jams, Jellies and Marmalades

CXS 296-2009

-

31 and App.VII, Part B (C)

Proposed Amendment to annex on French Fried Potatoes of the Standard for Quick Frozen Vegetables

CXS 320-2015

-

33 and App.VIII

CCEXEC79  /CAC43

Approval

CCPFV29 agreed to seek approval from CCEXEC79 and CAC43 to adjourn CCPFV Sine Die

35

CCFFV

Information/ action

CCFPV29 recommended that the proposed draft standard for fresh dates include those unprocessed, fresh dates which have moisture levels greater than the levels specified in the existing Standard for Dates (CXS 143-1985)

12

CCFA

Endorsement

Food additives provisions in the proposed draft standard for gochujang, the proposed draft standard for chili sauce, the proposed draft revision to the Standard for Mango Chutney (CXS 160-1987), the proposed draft general standard for dried fruits, and the proposed draft general standard for canned mixed fruits

14, 16, 18, 22, 27  Apps. II, III, IV, V and VI

CCFL

Endorsement

Food labelling provisions in the proposed draft standard for Gochujang, the proposed draft standard for Chili Sauce, the Proposed Draft Revision to the Standard for Mango Chutney (CXS 160-1987), the proposed draft general standard for Dried Fruits, and the proposed draft general standard for Canned Mixed Fruits

CCMAS

Endorsement

Methods of analysis provisions in the proposed draft standard for gochujang, the proposed draft standard for chili sauce, the proposed draft revision to the Standard for Mango Chutney (CXS 160-1987), the proposed draft general standard for Dried Fruits, and the proposed draft general standard for Canned Mixed Fruits

CCFA

Information/action

CCPFV29 agreed to forward to CCFA the technical justification for the use of several food additives

CCPFV29 supported CCFA’s alignment plan and recommended that CCFA conduct the alignment work

20, 23, 28, 30

CCMAS

Information

CCPFV29 recommended removing the FFA requirement for analysis from the annex on French Fried Potatoes of the Standard for Quick Frozen Vegetables (CXS 320-2015) and informing CCMAS that the FFA test and an extraction method were not needed.

33 and App. VIII

See also related new item: 3 August 2020 CODEX - CCPFV29 – the only Codex technical committee to meet in 2020 concludes.


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