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Food Safety

53rd Session - virtual, 4-8 July and 13 July 2022

European Union comments on:

52nd Session - virtual, 26–31 July 2021

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda Item 4a: Matter of interest arising from FAO and WHO
  • Agenda item 5a: Report on items of general consideration arising from the 2019 JMPR extraordinary and regular meetings (Section 2 of the 2019 JMPR Report)
  • Agenda Items 5b and 6: Draft and Proposed Draft Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides in Foods and Feeds at Steps 7 and 4
  • Agenda Item 9: Discussion Paper on the Review of Mass Spectrometry Provisions in the Guidelines on the Use of Mass Spectrometry for the Identification, Confirmation and Quantitative Determination of Pesticide Residues
  • Agenda item 12: “Procedures and principles for the engagement of JMPR  in parallel reviews of new compounds” - (CL 2021/43-PR).
  • Agenda Item 15: Establishment of Codex Schedules and Priority Lists of Pesticides for Evaluation / Re-Evaluation by JMPR

EU Concern Forms

  • Concern form in relation to benomyl/carbendazim/thiophanate-methyl

European Union comments on:

  • CL 2021/38-PR: Guidelines for compounds of low public health concern that may be exempted from the establishment of Codex MRLs (CXLs) or do not give rise to residues
  • CL 2021/42-PR: Recommendations concerning the review of the international estimate of short-term intake equations
  • CL 2021/37-PR: Revision of the Classification of Food and Feed (Class C, Class D and Tables of examples for representative commodities for Class C and Class D)
  • CL 2021/07-PR: Request for comments on the establishment of the schedules and priority lists of pesticides for evaluation / re-evaluation by the joint FAO/WHO expert meetings on pesticide residues (JMPR)
  • CL 2021/ 44–PR: Request for comments on the management of unsupported compounds without public health concern scheduled for periodic review
  • CL 2020/10 PR: Request for comments at step 3 on the revision of the classification of food and feed (cxa 4-1989).
    Class C - primary animal feed comodities
  • CL 2020/11 PR: Request for comments at step 3 on the revision of the classification of food and feed (cxa 4-1989).
    Class D – processed foods of plant origin
  • CL 2020/12 PR: Request for comments at step 3 on the revision of the classification of food and feed (cxa 4-1989).
    Class D - processed foods of plant origin (for inclusion in the principles and guidance for the selection of representative commodities for the extrapolation of maximum residue limits for pesticides to commodity groups
  • CL 2020/13-PR (Rev): Request for comments on the Harmonization of Meat Mammalian Maximum Residue limits between the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues and the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods (classification of food and feed: Class B - Primary Commodities of Animal Origin)
  • CL 2020/14-PR: Proposed Draft Guidelines for Compounds of Low Public Health Concern That May Be Exempted from the Establishment of Codex Maximum Residue Limits or Do Not Give Rise to Residues.
  • CL 2020/40 PR: Request for comments on the management of unsupported compounds without public health concerns scheduled for periodic review
  • Questionnaire: Management of unsupported compounds without public health concerns scheduled for periodic review by JMPR.

51st Session - Macao, P. R. China, 8-13 April 2019

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda Item 4a: Matters of Interest arising from FAO and WHO in addition to the 2018 JMPR activities’ - Acute probabilistic dietary exposure assessment for pesticides (CX/PR 19/51/3-Add.2)
  • Agenda Item 5a: Report on items of general consideration by the 2018 JMPR (Section 2 of the 2018 JMPR Report)
  • Agenda Item 5b: Report on 2018 JMPR responses to specific concerns raised by CCPR (Section 3 of the 2018 JMPR Report)
  • Agenda Item 6: Draft and proposed draft maximum residue limits for pesticides in food and feed at steps 7 and 4
  • Agenda Item 7: Points a to g
  • Agenda Item 8: Discussion Paper on the Opportunity to Revise the Guidelines on the Use of Mass Spectrometry for the Identification, Confirmation and Quantitative Determination of Pesticide Residues (CXG 56-2005)
  • Agenda Item 9: Discussion paper on the review of the IESTI equations. (CX/PR 19/51/14)
  • Agenda Item 11: Discussion paper on the development of guidance for compounds of low public health concerns that could be exempted from the establishment of CXLs. (CX/PR 19/51/16)
  • Agenda Item 12: Discussion paper on the management of unsupported compounds. (CX/PR 19/51/17)

EU Concern Forms

European Union comments on

  • CL 2018/39-PR: Request for comments at Step 5/8 on proposed draft maximum residue limits for pesticides for different pesticide/commodity(ies) combination.

50th Session - Haikou, P.R. China, 9-14 April 2018

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda Items 3 and 4a:
    • Item 3: Matters referred to the Committee by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Subsidiary Bodies (CX/PR 18/50/2)
    • Item 4 a: Matters of interest arising from FAO and WHO in addition to the 2017 JMPR activities (CX/PR 18/50/3)
  • Agenda Item 5a: Report on items of general consideration by the 2017 JMPR (Section 2 of the 2017 JMPR Report)
  • Agenda Item 5b: Report on 2017 JMPR responses to specific concerns (Section 3 of the 2017 JMPR Report)
  • Agenda Item 6: Draft and proposed draft maximum residue limits for pesticides in food and feed at steps 7 and 4. Comments at Steps 6 and 3 (CL 2018/11-PR)
  • Agenda Item 7: Draft and proposed draft revision of the Classification of Food and Feed.
  • Agenda Item 8: Discussion paper on the review of the IESTI equations (CX/PR 18/50/12).
  • Agenda Item 9: Establishment of Codex Schedules and Priority Lists of Pesticides.
  • Agenda Item 10: Information on national registrations of pesticides.