All those with some responsibility or interest in food safety and quality and/or
trade in food should have an understanding of Codex, its functioning and their level
of participation in the formulation of the international standards.
This Training Manual is under preparation. It is directed to all relevant government
agencies, autonomous bodies, primary producers, food processing industry, traders
in food (including import, export and domestic trade), research institutions, educational
institutions, the hospitality industry and consumers and covers both the international
food standards setting framework, achieving transparency through the consultative
process, and the application of Codex norms to specific sectors.