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Food Safety

21th Session - Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America, 26–30 August 2013

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda item 6: Risk Management Recommendations for Residues of Veterinary Drugs for which no ADI and/or MRL has been recommended by JECFA due to Specific Human Health Concerns
  • Agenda item 7: Proposed draft Guidelines on performance characteristics for multi-residues methods
  • Agenda item 8b: Proposed "concern form" for the CCRVDF (Format and policy procedure for its use)

20th Session - San Juan, Puerto Rico, 7-11 May 2012

  • Annotated Agenda indicating the division of Competence between the European Union and its Member States according to Rule of Procedure II Paragraph 5 of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda item 2: Matters Referred by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and Other Codex Committees and Task Forces
  • Agenda item 3: Matters arising from FAO/WHO and from the 75th Meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)
  • Agenda item 6: Draft Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for Veterinary Drugs
  • Agenda item 7b: Proposed revision of Risk Analysis Principles applied by the CCRVDF and the Risk Assessment Policy for the setting of maximum limits for residues of veterinary drugs in foods
  • Agenda item 8a: Proposed draft Sampling Plans for Residue Control for Aquatic Animal Products and Derived Edible Products of Aquatic Origin
  • Agenda item 8b: Proposed draft Guidelines on performance characteristics for multi-residues methods
  • Agenda item 10 :Risk management recommendations for the veterinary drugs for which no ADI and/or MRL has been recommended by JECFA due to specific human health concerns
  • Agenda item 11: Discussion paper on the policy for the establishment of MRLs or other limits in honey
  • Agenda item 12: Discussion paper on extrapolation of MRLs to additional species and tissues

19th Session - Burlington, Vermont, United States of America, 30 August – 3 September 2010

  • Annotated Agenda indicating the division of Competence between the European Union and its Member States according to Rule of Procedure II Paragraph 5 of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

European Union comments/data on:

  • Agenda item 2: Matters Referred by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and Other Codex Committees and Task Forces
  • Agenda item 8: Factors taken into account in connection with establishing the ADI and the current process of recommending MRLs
  • Agenda item 10: Discussion Paper on Veterinary Drugs in Honey Production

18th Session - Natal, Brazil, 11-15 May 2009

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda Item 2: "Matters Referred by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and Other Codex Committees and Task Forces - Draft Codex MRLs for Ractopamine"
    "EFSA Scientific Opinion and Safety Evaluation of Ractopamine " , published by the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed , adopted on 2 April 2009.
  • Agenda item 3: Matters of Interest arising from FAO/WHO and from the 70th Meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)
  • Agenda item 5a: MRLs for melengestrol acetate
  • Agenda item 5b: Proposed draft MRLs for Veterinary Drugs (at step 3)
  • Agenda item 6: Draft Guidelines for the Design and Implementation of National Regulatory Food Safety Assurance Programmes Associated with the Use of Veterinary Drugs in Food Producing Animals
  • Agenda item 7: Discussion Paper on consideration of methods of analysis and sampling in CCRVDF
  • Agenda item 8: Draft Priority list of veterinary drugs requiring evaluation of re-evaluation by JECFA

17th Session - Breckenridge, Colorado, United States 3-7 September 2007

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

European Community comments on:

  • Agenda Items 2, 3 a) and 5 (CRD 14):
  • Agenda Item 10: "Risk Management Topics and Options for the CCRVDF"
  • CL 2007/4-RVDF: "Proposed draft methods of analysis for veterinary drug residues" Codex Document
  • CL 2006/35-RVDF: "i) Draft Maximum Residue Limits for Veterinary Drugs (colistin and ractopamine)" - Codex Document
  • CL 2006/35-RVDF: "Request for Comments at Steps 6 of the Procedure on: ii) Draft Guidelines for the Design and Implementation of National Regulatory Food Safety Assurance Programmes Associated with the Use of Veterinary Drugs in Food Producing Animals." - Codex Document

16th Session - Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, 8 -12 May 2006

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

European Union comments on:

  • Cx/Rvdf 06/16/8: Proposed Draft Revised Guidelines for the Establishment of a Regulatory Program for the Control of Veterinary Drug Residues in Foods -Codex Document
  • Cx/Rvdf 06/16/9: Proposed Draft Revised Part I, Ii, Iii of the Codex Guidelines for the Establishment of a Regulatory Program for the Control of Veterinary Drug Residues in Foods -Codex Document
  • Agenda Item 6d: Draft and proposed MRLs for Veterinary Drugs (at Step6 and Step 3 of the Procedure).
  • CL 2005/35-RVDF: "Draft Maximum Residue Limits for Veterinary Drugs" (flumequine, pirlimycin, cypermethrin and alpha-cypermethrin and doramectin) (Appendices V of ALINORM 05/28/31).
    Codex Document
  • CL 2005/10-RVDF - Methods of analysis for veterinary drug
  • CL 2004/50-RVDF - Part C: Veterinary Drugs without ADI/MRL. ( annex 1 ) (annexe 2 )

15th Session - Washington DC, United States of America, 26-29 October 2004

  • Annotated Agenda for the 15th session of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods

European Union comments on:

Alinorm 31 March 2003A

Alinorm 31 March 200

European Union comments on:

  • CL 2001/49 - RVDF Part A: "Matters for Adoption by the 25th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission at Step 8, Step 5/8 or Step 5 under the accelerated Procedure"

4-7 March 2003 - Washington

European Union comments on:

  • Document CX/RVDF 03/5: Agenda Item 6: Proposed Draft Appendix on the Prevention and Control of Veterinary Drug Residues in Milk and Milk Products
  • Document CX/RVDF 03/6: Agenda Item 7: Draft Code of Practice to Minimize and Contain Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Document CX/RVDF 03/8: Discussion Paper on Risk Management Methodologies, including risk assessment policies in the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food
  • CX/RVDF 03/9: Agenda Item 10: Discussion Paper on Residue Issues for the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods
  • Document CX/RVDF 03/10: Agenda Item 11 a: Review of Performance-Based Criteria for Methods of Analysis for Veterinary Drug Residues in Foods
  • CL 2002/32 - RVDF
    Request for Comments at Step 6 on Draft Standard and Related Texts of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods
  • CL 2002/34 - RVDF
    Request for Comments
    a) Recommendations on maximum residue limits from the 58th meeting of JECF;
    b) Priority list of veterinary drugs for evaluation or re-evaluation
  • CL 2001/49 - RVDF
    Report of the 13th session of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods (Alinorm 03/31)

4-7 December 2001 - Charleston

European Union comments on:

Washington, D.C., 28-31 March 2000

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda item 3: Matters Referred from the Codex Alimentarius Commission and Other Codex Committees - Draft maximum limits for bovine somatotropin (BST) - CX/RVDF 00/2, CX/RVDF 00/6 and ALINORM 99/31 paragraphs 65-70
  • Agenda item 3: Matters Referred from the Codex Alimentarius Commission and Other Codex Committees - Other legitimate factors - CX/RVDF 00/2
  • Agenda item 4: Risk Analysis Principles and Methodologies of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods - CX/RVDF 00/3 and Appendix IX of ALINORM 99/31)
  • Agenda item 5: Antimicrobial resistance and the use of antibiotics in animal production - CX/RVDF 00/4
  • Agenda item 8.2: Harmonization of MRL setting for compounds used both as pesticides and as veterinary drugs - CX/RVDF 00/7
  • Agenda item 9a: Methods of Analysis for Veterinary Drugs - Review of Performance-based Criteria for Methods of Analysis and Sampling for Veterinary Drug Residues in Foods - CX/RVDF 00/9 and CX/RVDF 00/10
  • Agenda item 9b: Identification of Routine Methods of Analysis and Sampling for Veterinary Drug Residues in Foods
  • Agenda item 11: Control of Veterinary Drugs in Milk and Milk products
  • Agenda item 9b - Annex: Methods of Analysis for Veterinary Drugs
  • CL 1999/13 GEN: Consideration of maximum residue limits at steps 6 (7)
  • CL/1999 14-RDVF: Nomination of Priority Substances for Future Evaluation by JECFA
  • CL/1999 14-RDVF: Nomination of Priority Substances for Future Evaluation by JECFA: Summary of Residue assessments in the EC
  • CX/RVDF 00/06: Consideration of maximum residue limits at steps 7 and 4
  • CX/RVDF 00/14: Discussion Paper on Data Requirements for the Establishment of Maximum Residue Limits for Veterinary Drugs for Minor Species