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- Tracing DNA--a debate in Codex. // Consumer Comments;Fall2001, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p3
Reports on the debate about food safety and biotechnology food at the Codex Alimentarius Commission.
- ROUGH GUIDE. Hunt, Gail // Food Manufacture;Jan2001, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p49
Focuses on the nature of Codex Alimentarius as a subsidiary of the United Nation Food and Agricultural Organization and World Health Organization. Protection for consumer health; Practices and coordination in the international food trade with its standards; Steps and procedure in proposing for...
- Genetically modified mush. // Nature Biotechnology;Jan2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p2
The article comments on a research work concerning creation of a transgenic pea variety that produces the protein a-amylase. It argued how oral ingestion of the transgenic amylase inhibitor in peas induces a CD4+ T-helper cell type 2 (Th2) inflammatory response in mice unlike animals that fed on...
- Transgenic corn found growing in Mexico. Dalton, Rex // Nature;9/27/2001, Vol. 413 Issue 6854, p337
Reports that a genetically modified corn has been discovered growing in the states of Oaxaca and Puebla, Mexico. Environmental and cultural issues linked to the cultivation of the transgenic corn; Sale of the transgenic corn for consumption in Mexico; International food-safety organization, the...
- Nutrition and health claims: the role of food composition data. Buttriss, J. L.; Benelam, B. // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Nov2010 Supplement, Vol. 64, pS8
Regulation on nutrition and health claims number (EC) No. 1924/2006 came into force in the European Union (EU) in 2007. The Regulation aims to ensure that claims are truthful and do not mislead consumers. It also aims to stimulate innovation to produce healthier food products in the food...
- Codex Commission Adopts Global Standards For Ractopamine Hydrochloride. Rutherford, Burt // Beef Expert Blog;7/5/2012, p3
The article reports that the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex) will adopt its final report for global food safety standards for ractopamine hydrochloride on July 7, 2012. Ractopamine is a growth promotant used in cattle and pigs. The standard by Codex will establish international standards...
- Harmonisation of food labelling regulations in Southeast Asia: benefits, challenges and implications. // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Mar2011, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p1
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- Bigger doses allowed. // Food Manufacture;Aug2003, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p5
Reports on the adoption of a standard for irradiated foods that allows more than the existing 10 kilogray of irradiation when necessary to achieve a legitimate purpose by the United Nation's food standards body, the Codex Alimentarius Commission.
- Food Standards Matter in the Global Market. Chapman, Nancy // Prepared Foods;May2000, Vol. 169 Issue 5, p38
Examines the necessity of international food safety standards in a global marketplace discussed in the meeting held by Codex Alimentarius Commission. Different reasons for setting standards; Cause of the concerns about including the precautionary principle in Codex; Issue on setting standards...