Codex Trust Fund workshop proves prolific in Nepal

NEPAL – The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), an international food standards body established jointly by the Food and Agriculture organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), has organized an advocacy and training workshop on codex and food safety in Nepal. The main objectives of the five-day intensive programme were to train a critical mass of officials from different agencies on Codex, to impart practical knowledge and experience through a mock-drill exercise and to identify priority follow up actions. The training workshop followed by a policy and advocacy meeting, quiz…

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Codex releases document on paperless use of electronic certificates to ease international trade

WORLD – The Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems (CCFICS) has developed a draft guidance document on paperless use of electronic certificates, which includes an electronic version of the generic Model Official certificate. The Generic Model Official Certificate explains the structure and the meaning of the information that will be exchanged and used by all parties. Parties at the meeting approved this milestone document for submission to the next session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission in November 2021 for final adoption. The Codex Alimentarius Commission,…

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