U.S. Pharmacopeia Releases New Edition of the Food Chemicals Codex
Internationally Recognized Compendium Helps to Assure the Safety and Purity of Food Ingredients
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP)
today announced the release of the latest edition of the Food Chemicals
Codex (FCC), a compendium that sets...
US Pharmacopeia releases new edition of the Food Chemicals Codex
Rockville, Md., March 4, 2008 The U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) today announced the release of the latest edition of the Food Chemicals Codex
(FCC), a compendium that sets standards for the identity, quality and purity of ingredients found in foods consumed by the public every day, including colorings,...
Americans' Right to Access Natural Health Alternatives in Peril, Says Natural Health Freedom Movement
...d in worldwide initiatives that promote the right to natural health freedom, particularly in Europe and the United States, where the activities of the codex
Alimentarius Commission and the European Commission most threaten that basic human right. The Foundation also recognizes that health is inextricably l...
Dueling Produce Safety Standards Highlight Void Left by Lack of FDA Regulation
...s for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables : issued by FDA in 1998.
Code of Hygienic Practice for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables : adopted in 2003 by the codex
Alimentarius Commission, a body established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WH...
UBC researchers discover 'instruction manual' that tells cancers how to hide from immune system
... proteins called histones. The UBC team discovered that in tumours, chromatin remodelling changes the structure of chromosomes by altering the histone codex
or instruction manual. These changes reduce production of receptors called MHC I molecules that display cancer-specific signals, or tags, recognized b...
Codex role likely to expand
... Durham: Hardly any Food is sourced locally and this is where the codex
Alimentarius Commission’s role is crucial. If food were to be sourced locally//, it would be an uphill task to maintain standards in taste and safety....
International Food Standards Meet Set For Chiang Mai Bangkok
... Thailand will host a week-long meeting on the codex
Committee on Nutrition and Food for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) // , bec... Cooperatives Minister said some 350 delegates from 169 member countries of codex
would participate in the meeting in the country's northern resort of Chiang...
Formula milk suffering due to commercial interests
...nger. Commercial interests rather than health concerns determine what goes into formula milk, warn child health experts in this week's BMJ.//
Alimentarius Commission, part of both the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the World Health Organisation, develops standard...