Codex Alimentarius (FAO/WHO)
Official website. These international food standards, guidelines and codes of practice contribute to the safety, quality and fairness of this international food trade. ... .
Protecting Consumer Health. Public concerns about food safety issues often place Codex at the centre of global debates. Veterinary drugs, pesticides, food additives and contaminants are some of the issues discussed in Codex meetings. Codex standards are based on sound science provided by independent international risk assessment bodies or ad-hoc consultations organized by FAO and WHO."