Food Law News - FAO/WHO/WTO/Codex - 2007


7 - 12 May 2007

CODEX - Committee on Pesticides (39th Session), Beijing , China

SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS

The summary and conclusions of the 39th Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues are as follows:

MATTERS FOR ADOPTION BY THE 30TH SESSION OF THE COMMISSION

The Committee recommended to the Commission:

Approval of the following new work

Discontinuation of the following work

MATTERS FOR ADVICE BY THE COMMISSION

While considering the issue of the use of the Codex MRLs at national level, the Committee agreed to inform the Commission of the discussion and request its guidance and advice on how the issue should be addressed (paras 169 179).

MATTERS OF INTEREST TO THE COMMISSION

The Committee:

MATTERS OF INTEREST TO THE JMPR

The Committee:

MATTERS OF INTEREST TO OTHER CODEX COMMITTEES

CCGP

In relation to the recommendation from the 24th Session of the Committee on General Principles that the MRLs Periodic Review Procedure should be reviewed in the light of more recent documents related to the MRL setting process and consider whether this procedure should be published in the Procedural Manual, the Committee noted that this matter should be discussed in more detail on the basis of a paper to be prepared for consideration at the next session of the Committee (para. 11).


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