Codex Committees

General Food Standards

There are currently ten Codex committees and one taskforce in operation that develop general standards and guidelines that cut across industry.

Food Commodity Standards

There are eleven committees and one taskforce in operation that develop specific standards and guidelines related to food commodity groupings (however, eight have completed their main tasks and have been adjourned until further notice). These are:

Summary of Codex Committee Work

The document below is a summary of current activities of each Codex Committee. To view these activities in HTML format please click on the Committee of your choice above.

Map of Codex Committee Activities msword Word [245 KB]

Last reviewed:
13 Mar 2014