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General Subject Codex Committees

There are nine general subject Codex committees. Their work has relevance to all Commodity Committees, and are also referred to as "Horizontal Committees".

The committees and their host countries are:

Committee on General Principles, hosted by France
Committee on Food Labeling, hosted by Canada
Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling, hosted by Hungary
Committee on Food Hygiene, hosted by the United States
Committee on Pesticide Residues, hosted by the China
Committee on Import/Export Inspection and Certification Systems, hosted by Australia
Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses, hosted by Germany
Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food, hosted by the United States
Committee on Contaminants in Foods ,hosted by the Netherlands
Committee on Foods Additives , hosted by the China