Latest Codex Alimentarius Stories

2014-02-12 23:29:53

In response to the FDA's FSMA proposal to request that food importers create a foreign supplier verification program, ehaccp.org has created an online training resource complete with FSVP documentation templates. Hawkesbury, ON (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 ehaccp.org, in partnership with Dirigo Quality Meats, have created a Foreign Supplier Verification training solution for food businesses that import food. The Foreign Supplier Verification Program Course is an online resource that...

2014-02-12 23:29:33

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company has developed a series of online HACCP training courses that teach theoretical and practical HACCP. Rutherford, NJ (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 SGS, global leader in food safety, has developed a series of online HACCP training courses for food safety people in food processing and manufacturing, fresh produce and water bottling facilities. The HACCP Principles courses teach what HACCP is and how to build a...

2013-08-03 23:02:38

The Gluten Intolerance Group is pleased to announce that today marks the finalization of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Gluten-Free Labeling Regulation, which will assure consumers that all products labeled gluten-free in The United States must follow standardized governmental guidelines. Auburn, WA (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 Today marks the finalization of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Gluten-Free Labeling Regulation, which will assure consumers that all products...

2011-05-06 00:00:30

For companies planning to achieve FSSC 22000 certification, SAI Global can help. This training course is designed for food production managers, food quality managers and supervisors, line supervisors, food safety certification personnel, industry consultants and advisors seeking to understand the FSSC 22000 standard requirements and to access necessary tools and guidance to support practical and valuable system implementation. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 SAI Global announces the...

2010-10-30 00:00:04

In this 10-minute video, filmmaker Kevin P. Miller outlines why the Codex Alimentarius Commission, working under the auspices of the United Nations and the Food and Agricultural Organization, has become such a dangerous and bureaucratic nightmare, and why consumers need to educate themselves about what will happen if Codex standards are adopted worldwide. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2010 In his latest film, international award-winning filmmaker Kevin P. Miller (The Promised Land,...

2010-07-06 12:35:00

On Tuesday, an international food safety body set new rules on preparing bagged salads and also said that the chemical melamine is acceptable only in tiny amounts in infant formula and food. The Codex Alimentarius Commission said that animal manure should not be used to fertilize lettuces and other fresh vegetables that are sold "ready to eat."  The decision was made during its meeting in Geneva. The Codex experts said that contaminated water must also be kept away from bagged produce...

2009-07-07 05:50:00

According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a joint food safety commission has set rules to cut the level of cancer-causing chemicals in food. The Codex Alimentarius Commission, a cooperative body of the FAO and the World Health Organization (WHO), adopted 30 new standards and guidelines to protect consumers' health last week. The group passed measures to reduce acrylamide, a cancer-causing chemical, in carbohydrate-rich foods such as French fries, potato chips, coffee, and...

2006-07-07 09:41:16

GENEVA (Reuters) - Food experts on Friday set new international standards on maximum allowed levels of contaminants including lead and cadmium, as well as aflatoxins, so as to improve food safety, officials said. The standards, issued by the Codex Alimentarius Commission, are voluntary for countries, but apply to food consignments that move in international trade, they added. "The new standards adopted this week will thus go a long way to protecting human health, as they set out new,...

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