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KEY ISSUES

Several significant issues, vital to fulfilling the objectives of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, namely, protecting the health of consumers, ensuring food safety and promoting fair global trade practices are under discussion across several Codex Committees.

The discussions and the decisions which have resulted through several Codex sessions, till date, have been summarised for the following key issues:

National Food Control System
Private Standards
Ractopamine
Equivalence
Labelling of Genetically Modified Foods
Nutritional Labelling