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CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION Definition & Legal Meaning

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United Nations commission responsible for the drafts of food and hygiene standards. These are non-binding, voluntary standards that become enforceable only through acceptance as national standards by the member countries. The Food & Agriculture Organization and World Health Organization are the two UN bodies that jointly sponsored this commission in 1962. This commission now has over 145 countries as its members, and publishes the standards in the Codex Alimentarius.

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