Food Law News - FAO/WHO/WTO/Codex - 2004


26-29 October 2004

CODEX Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods (15 th Session) - Washington D.C. , USA

The Fifteenth Session of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods reached the following conclusions:

MATTERS FOR ADOPTION BY THE 28TH SESSION OF THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION:

The Committee recommended to the Commission:

Adoption of texts at Step 8

Adoption of texts at Steps 5/8

Adoption of texts at Step 5

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE 28TH SESSION OF THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION:

The Committee recommended:

Proposal for new work

Revocation of Codex MRL

Discontinuation of work on MRL

MATTERS OF INTEREST TO THE COMMISSION:

The Committee agreed:

Draft and proposed draft MRLs

Proposed draft revised Guidelines for the Establishment of a Regulatory Program for the Control of Veterinary Drug Residues in Foods

Part II of the proposed draft revised Guidelines for the Establishment of a Regulatory Program for the Control of Veterinary Drug Residues in Foods

Review of Performance-based Criteria for Methods of Analysis for Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods

Risk Management Methodologies, including Risk Assessment Policies in the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods

Identification of Routine Methods of Analysis for Veterinary Drug Residues

Recommendations for Residues of Veterinary Drugs without ADI/MRLs

Rounding of ADIs for Veterinary Drugs prior to setting MRLs

Ad hoc Working Groups on Methods of Analysis and Sampling and on Priorities


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