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Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Certification and Inspection (CCFICS)

Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Certification and Inspection (CCFICS)

23rd Session - Mexico City, Mexico, 1-5 May 2017

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda Item 4: Draft Guidance for monitoring the performance of national food control systems (CX/FICS 17/23/4)
  • Agenda Item 5: Discussion paper on food integrity and food authenticity (CX/FICS 17/23/5)
  • Agenda Item 6: Discussion paper on the possible development of guidance on the use of systems equivalence (CX/FICS 17/23/6)
  • Agenda Item 7: Discussion paper on the use of electronic certificates by competent authorities and migration to paperless certification (CX/FICS 17/23/7)
  • Agenda Item 8: Discussion paper on regulatory approaches to third party certification in food safety (CX/FICS 17/23/8)
  • Agenda Item 9: Discussion paper on Consideration of Emerging Issues and Future Directions for the Work of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems (CX/FICS 17/23/9)

22nd Session - Melbourne, Australia, 6-12 February 2016

  • Annotated agenda indicating the division of competence and right to vote between the European Union and its Member States.

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda item 5: Proposed Draft Guidance for monitoring the performance of national food control systems (CX/FICS 16/22/4)
  • Agenda item 6: Proposed draft revision of the principles and guidelines for the exchange of information in food safety emergency situations (cac/gl 19-1995)

21st Session - Brisbane, Australia, 13-17 October 2014

  • Annotated agenda indicating the division of competence and right to vote between the European Union and its Member States in respect of each particular agenda item.

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda item 4: Discussion paper on principles and guidelines for elaboration and management of questionnaires directed at exporting countries.
  • Agenda item 5: Discussion paper on principles and guidelines for monitoring regulatory performance of national food control systems.
  • Agenda item 6: Discussion paper on the revision of the Principles and Guidelines for the Exchange of Information in Food Safety Emergency Situations.
  • Agenda item 7: Draft amendments to Guidelines for the Exchange of Information between Countries on Rejections of Imported Food.

20th Session - Chiang Mai, Thailand, 18-22 February 2013

  • Annotated agenda indicating the division of competence and right to vote between the European Union and its Member States in respect of each particular agenda item.

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda item 4: "Draft and Proposed Draft Principles and Guidelines for National Food Control Systems" (CX/FICS 12/20/3)."
  • Agenda item 5a: "Discussion paper on the burden of multiple questionnaires directed at exporting countries."
  • Agenda item 5c: "Discussion paper on the need for further guidance on food safety emergencies and on the analysis of proposed changes to CCFICS texts on emergencies and rejections to address feed."

19th Session - Cairns, Australia, 17-21 October 2011

  • Annotated agenda indicating the division of competence and right to vote between the European Union and its Member States in respect of each particular agenda item.

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda item 2 : "Matters Referred to the Committee by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and Other Committees and Task Forces"
  • Agenda item 4 : "Proposed Draft Principles and Guidelines for National Food Control Systems"
  • Agenda item 5a : "Discussion Paper on Further Guidance regarding the Attestation in the Generic Model Official Health Certificate"
  • Agenda item 5b : "Proposals for New Work"

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