"The Codex Alimentarius
Commission envisages a world afforded the highest attainable levels of consumer
protection, food safety and quality. To this end, the Commission will develop internationally
agreed standards and related texts for use in domestic regulations and international
trade in food that are based on scientific principles and fulfill the objectives
of consumer health protection and fair practices in trade."
To fulfill the strategic
vision, the following objectives and priorities are laid down.
All of the objectives listed below are considered to be equally important to the
overall achievement of the strategic vision.
and consistent application of scientific principles and risk analysis
Providing Linkages between Codex and other Multilateral Regulatory Instruments and
Enhance Capacity to Respond Effectively and Expediously to New Issues, Concerns
And Developments in the Food Sector
Promoting Maximum Membership and Participation
Promoting Maximum Application Of Codex Standards