AH07017 - Codex Committee on Fresh Fruit and Vegetables participation

The Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex) is the international food standards setting body recognised under the World Trade Organisation Agreements on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) as being the reference point for food standards applied in international trade. Its objectives are protecting the health of consumers and ensuring fair practices in food trade ( http://www.daff.gov.au/agriculture-food/codex).