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″CO D E X A L I M E N T A R I U S IS ABOUT SAFE, GOOD FOOD FOR EVERYONE – EVERYWHERE″

 

Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) was established in 1963 as the joint body of the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)/WHO (World Health Organization) Food Standards Programme with a view to developing international standards for food safety and quality. Currently the Codex Alimentarius Commission has 188 Codex Members (187 Member Countries and 1 Member Organization (EU)). Slovenia has been a member since 1993. Codex Contact point for Slovenia is MAFF: The Administration for Food Safety, Veterinary sector and Plant protection.

Codex Alimentarius is a collection of non-binding international standards for food, guidelines, recommendations and best practices aimed at food producers and processors, national authorities and consumers. These standards are established in the World Trade Organisation as the international standards for food safety. These are minimum standards which must comply with the food that they provided an adequate level of protection of human health and consumer interests and fair practices in food trade in the world market.

 

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Codex Contact Point

 
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food

Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food Safety,

Veterinary Sector and Plant Protection
International Affairs Division


Dunajska cesta 22, SI – 1000 Ljubljana

T: +386 (0)1 300 13 30
F: +386 (0)1 300 13 56
E:
codex.mkgp(at)gov.si