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Food Safety

CCFICS

Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Certification and Inspection

 

European Union comments on:

  • CL 2022/05-FICS: Request for comments on Appendix A and proposals for new work on emerging issues
  • CL 2021/53/OCS-FICS: Request for Comments at Step 5/8 on the Proposed Draft Guidance on paperless use of electronic certificates (revised Guidelines for Design, Production, Issuance and Use of Generic Official Certificates (CXG 38-2001)

25th Session - Virtual - 31 May–8 June 2021

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

European Union comments on:

  • CL 2020/01-FICS: Request for Comments, at Step 3, on the Proposed Draft Guidance on Paperless use of electronic certificates – (Revision of the Guidelines for Design, Production, Issuance and Use of Generic Official Certificates – CXG 38-2001)
  • CL 2020/02-FICS: Request for Comments at Step 3 on the Proposed Draft Guidelines on recognition and maintenance of equivalence of National Food Control Systems (NFCS)
  • CL 2020/03-FICS: Request for Comments at Step 3 on the Proposed Draft Consolidated Codex Guidelines related to Equivalence
  • CL 2020/26-FICS: Draft Principles and Guidelines for the assessment and use of voluntary Third-Party Assurance (vTPA) programmes (Updated Text)
  • CL 2020/41/OCS-FICS - Reply of the European Union and its Member States: Request for Comments on the Recommendations included in the Discussion Paper on the Role of CCFICS with Respect to Tackling Food Fraud in the Context of Food Safety and Fair Practices in Food and Appendix 1 (Draft Project Document for the Development of Guidance on Food Fraud).
  • CL 2021/16-FICS: Proposed draft guidance on paperless use of electronic certificates
  • CL 2021/17-FICS: Proposed draft guidelines on recognition and maintenance of equivalence of National Food Control Systems (NFCS)
  • CL 2021/18-FICS: Proposed draft consolidated Codex guidelines related to equivalence

24th Session - Brisbane, Australia 22-26 October 2018

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

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda Item 4: Proposed draft guidance on use of systems equivalence
  • Agenda Item 5: Proposed draft guidance on paperless use of electronic certificates (revision of the Guidelines for Design, Production, Issuance and Use of Generic Official Certificates - CXG 38-2001)
  • Agenda Item 6: Proposed draft principles and guidelines for the assessment and use of voluntary third-party assurance programmes
  • Agenda Item 7: Discussion paper on food integrity and food authenticity

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

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

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.