Food Safety and Quality Standards

International and National (South Africa)

Various national and international Food Safety and Food Quality standards guide food handling enterprises globally and in South Africa.

We have compiled lists of the most popular South African and international Food Safety and Food Quality standards. The lists do not include South African legislation. For South African Food Safety and Food Quality legislation, please visit our Food Safety and Food Quality legislation resouce page.

The lists are NOT comprehensive and does not include all standards guiding the food, beverage and health industries.

Please note the information provided on this page is for general informational purposes only. All information on this page is provided in good faith, however, we make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of any information on this page.

International Food Safety and Food Quality Standards

Some of the most popular international Food Safety and Food Quality standards are Codex Alimentarius, GFSI recognised (FSSC 22000, BRCGS, GlobalGAP), and ISO 22000.

Codex Alimentarius

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TYPENAMELAST UPDATEDLINKFOOD TYPECATEGORY
StandardGeneral Standard for the Labelling of Prepackaged Foods2018DOWNLOADPrepackaged FoodLabelling
StandardStandard for Canned Salmon2013DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Honey2019DOWNLOADHoneyOther
StandardStandard for Preserved Tomatoes2017DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Canned Applesauce2017DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Edible Fats and Oils not Covered by Individual Standards2019DOWNLOADFats and OilsOther
StandardStandard for Olive Oils and Olive Pomace Oils2017DOWNLOADFats and OilsOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Finfish, Uneviscerated and Eviscerated2017DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Canned Shrimps or Prawns2018DOWNLOADCrustaceansOther
StandardStandard for Edible Fungi and Fungus Products1981DOWNLOADFungi and FungusOther
StandardStandard for Dried Edible Fungi1981DOWNLOADFungi and FungusOther
StandardRegional Standard for Chanterelles1981DOWNLOADFungi and FungusOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Peas2019DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Canned Pineapple1987DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Strawberries2019DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Special Dietary Foods with Low-Sodium Content (Including Salt Substitutes)2019DOWNLOADGeneralOther
StandardStandard for Processed Tomato Concentrates2017DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Canned Raspberries1981DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Canned Strawberries2019DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Table Olives2013DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Raisins2019DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Raspberries2019DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Canned Tuna and Bonito2018DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Infant Formula and Formulas for Special Medical Purposes Intended for Infants2020DOWNLOADBaby FoodsOther
StandardStandard for Canned Baby Foods2017DOWNLOADBaby FoodsOther
StandardStandard for Processed Cereal-Based Foods for Infants and Young Children2019DOWNLOADBaby FoodsOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Peaches2019DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Bilberries2019DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Spinach1981DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Canned Fruit Cocktail2017DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Cocoa Butter2016DOWNLOADCocoa ButterOther
StandardStandard for Chocolate and Chocolate Products2016DOWNLOADChocolateOther
StandardStandard for Corned Beef2019DOWNLOADMeatOther
StandardStandard for Luncheon Meat2019DOWNLOADMeatOther
StandardStandard for Canned Crab Meat2018DOWNLOADCrustaceansOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Shrimps or Prawns2017DOWNLOADCrustaceansOther
StandardStandard for Canned Sardines and Sardine-Type Products2018DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Lobsters2017DOWNLOADCrustaceansOther
StandardStandard for Cooked Cured Ham2019DOWNLOADMeatOther
StandardStandard for Cooked Cured Pork Shoulder2019DOWNLOADMeatOther
StandardStandard for Cooked Cured Chopped Meat2019DOWNLOADMeatOther
StandardStandard for Canned Tropical Fruit Salad2017DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Blueberries2019DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Cocoa powders (cocoas) and dry mixtures of cocoa and sugars2016DOWNLOADFruitsLabelling
StandardGeneral Standard for Irradiated Foods2003DOWNLOADGeneralOther
StandardGeneral Standard for the Labelling of Food Additives when sold as such2016DOWNLOADGeneralLabelling
StandardStandard for Natural Mineral Waters2019DOWNLOADWaterOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Broccoli2019DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Cauliflower2019DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Brussels Sprouts2019DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Green and Wax Beans2019DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen French Fried Potatoes2019DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Pickled Cucumbers (Cucumber Pickles)2020DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Bouillons and Consommés2015DOWNLOADBouillons and ConsommésOther
StandardStandard for Foods for Special Dietary Use for Persons Intolerant to Gluten2015DOWNLOADGeneralOther
StandardStandard for Canned Finfish2018DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Dried Apricots2019DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Unshelled Pistachio Nuts1981DOWNLOADNutsOther
StandardStandard for Cocoa (Cacao) Mass (Cocoa/Chocolate Liquor) and Cocoa Cake2016DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Dates2019DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Canned Chestnuts and Canned Chestnut Purée2017DOWNLOADNutsOther
StandardGeneral Standard for the Labelling of and Claims for Prepackaged Foods for Special Dietary Uses2009DOWNLOADGeneralLabelling
StandardStandard for Food Grade Salt2012DOWNLOADSaltOther
StandardStandard for Gari2019DOWNLOADFlourOther
StandardStandard for Wheat Flour2019DOWNLOADFlourOther
StandardStandard for Maize (Corn)2019DOWNLOADFlourOther
StandardStandard for Whole Maize (Corn) Meal2019DOWNLOADFlourOther
StandardStandard for Degermed Maize (Corn) Meal and Maize (Corn) Grits2019DOWNLOADFlourOther
StandardStandard for Follow-up formula2017DOWNLOADBaby FoodsOther
StandardStandard for Mango Chutney2019DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Wheat Protein Products Including Wheat Gluten2001DOWNLOADGrainsOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Blocks of Fish Fillets, Minced Fish Flesh and Mixtures of Fillets and Minced Fish Flesh2017DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Fish Sticks (Fish Fingers), Fish Portions and Fish Fillets - Breaded or in Batter2017DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Salted Fish and Dried Salted Fish of the Gadidae Family of Fishes2018DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Whole and Decorticated Pearl Millet Grains2019DOWNLOADGrainsOther
StandardStandard for Pearl Millet Flour2019DOWNLOADFlourOther
StandardStandard for Certain Pulses1995DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Sorghum Grains2019DOWNLOADGrainsOther
StandardStandard for Sorghum Flour2019DOWNLOADFlourOther
StandardGeneral Standard for Vegetable Protein Products (VPP)2019DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Soy Protein Products2019DOWNLOADSoyOther
StandardStandard for Edible Cassava Flour2019DOWNLOADFlourOther
StandardStandard for Desiccated Coconut2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Durum Wheat Semolina and Durum Wheat Flour2019DOWNLOADFlourOther
StandardStandard for Labelling of and Claims for Foods for Special Medical Purposes1991DOWNLOADGeneralLabelling
StandardStandard for Formula Foods for Use in Weight Control Diets1991DOWNLOADGeneralOther
StandardStandard for Pineapples2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Papaya2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Mangoes2005DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Nopal2005DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Prickly Pear2005DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Carambola2005DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Baby Corn2005DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Dried Shark Fins1993DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Fish Fillets2017DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Raw Squid1995DOWNLOADMollusksOther
StandardGeneral Standard for Food Additives2019DOWNLOADGeneralFood Additives
StandardGeneral Standard for Contaminants and Toxins in Food and Feed2019DOWNLOADGeneralOther
StandardStandard for Litchi2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Avocado2013DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Rice2019DOWNLOADGrainsOther
StandardStandard for Wheat and Durum Wheat2019DOWNLOADGrainsOther
StandardStandard for Peanuts2019DOWNLOADNutsOther
StandardStandard for Oats2019DOWNLOADGrainsOther
StandardStandard for Couscous1995DOWNLOADGrainsOther
StandardStandard for Formula Foods for Use in Very Low Energy Diets for Weight Reduction1995DOWNLOADGeneralOther
StandardStandard for Mangosteens2005DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Bananas2005DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardGeneral Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms1999DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Milk Powders and Cream Powder2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardGroup Standard for Cheeses in Brine2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Named Vegetable Oils2019DOWNLOADFats and OilsOther
StandardStandard for Named Animal Fats2019DOWNLOADFats and OilsOther
StandardStandard for Sugars2019DOWNLOADSugarsOther
StandardStandard for Limes2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Pummelos2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Guavas2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Chayotes2011DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Mexican Limes2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Ginger2005DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Grapefruits2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Longans2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardGroup Standard for Unripened Cheese including Fresh Cheese2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Crackers from Marine and Freshwater Fish, Crustaceans and Molluscan Shellfish2018DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Kimchi2017DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Tannia2011DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Asparagus2005DOWNLOADvegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Cape Gooseberry2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardGeneral Standard for Bottled/Packaged Drinking Waters (Other Than Natural Mineral Waters)2019DOWNLOADWaterOther
StandardGeneral Methods of Analysis for Contaminants2004DOWNLOADGeneralOther
StandardGeneral Methods for the Detection of Irradiated Foods2003DOWNLOADGeneralOther
StandardRecommended Methods of Analysis and Sampling2019DOWNLOADGeneralOther
StandardStandard for Boiled Dried Salted Anchovies2003DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Pitahayas2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Sweet Cassava2013DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardGeneral Methods of Analysis for Food Additives2004DOWNLOADGeneralFood Additives
StandardStandard for Aqueous Coconut Products - Coconut Milk and Coconut Cream2019DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Canned Bamboo Shoots2020DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Canned Stone Fruits2017DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Fermented Milks2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Salted Atlantic Herring and Salted Sprat2018DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Oranges2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Rambutan2005DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardGeneral Standard for Fruit Juices and Nectars2005DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Instant Noodles2019DOWNLOADPastaOther
StandardStandard for a Blend of Evaporated Skimmed Milk and Vegetable Fat2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for a Blend of Skimmed Milk and Vegetable Fat in Powdered Form2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for a Blend of Sweetened Condensed Skimmed Milk and Vegetable Fat2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Dairy Fat Spreads2018DOWNLOADOils and FatOther
StandardStandard for Certain Canned Citrus Fruits2013DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Table Grapes2011DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Fat Spreads and Blended Spreads2019DOWNLOADOils and FatOther
StandardRegional Standard for Canned Humus with Tehena2007DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardRegional Standard for Canned Foul Medames2007DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardRegional Standard for Tehena2007DOWNLOADCondimentsOther
StandardStandard for Pickled Fruits and Vegetables2017DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Mozzarella2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Cheddar2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Danbo2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Edam2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Gouda2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Havarti2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Samsø2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Emmental2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Tilsiter2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Saint-Paulin2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Provolone2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Cottage Cheese2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Coulommiers2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Cream Cheese2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Camembert2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Brie2019DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Extra Hard Grating Cheese2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Butter2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Milkfat Products2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Evaporated Milks2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Sweetened Condensed Milks2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardGeneral Standard for Cheese2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Whey Cheeses2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Cream and Prepared Creams2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Whey Powders2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Edible Casein Products2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Sturgeon Caviar2018DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Live and Raw Bivalve Molluscs2015DOWNLOADMolluscsOther
StandardStandard for Tomatoes2008DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardRegional Standard for Gochujang2009DOWNLOADCondimentsOther
StandardStandard for Jams, Jellies and Marmalades2020DOWNLOADPreservesOther
StandardStandard for Certain Canned Vegetables2015DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardRegional Standard for Fermented Soybean Paste (Asia)2020DOWNLOADSoyOther
StandardStandard for Apples2010DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Bitter Cassava2013DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardRegional Standard for Edible Sago Flour (Asia)2011DOWNLOADFlourOther
StandardStandard for Fish Sauce2018DOWNLOADSaucesOther
StandardStandard for Tree Tomatoes2011DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardRegional Standard for Culantro Coyote (LAC)2011DOWNLOADSpices and HerbsOther
StandardRegional Standard for Lucuma2011DOWNLOADFruitOther
StandardRegional Standard for Chilli Sauce2020DOWNLOADSaucesOther
StandardStandard for Chilli Peppers2011DOWNLOADFruitOther
StandardRegional Standard for Harissa (Red Hot Pepper Paste)2011DOWNLOADCondimentsOther
StandardRegional Standard for Halwa Tehenia2011DOWNLOADPastesOther
StandardStandard for Pomegranate2013DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Smoked Fish, Smoke-Flavoured Fish and Smoke-Dried Fish2018DOWNLOADFishOther
StandardStandard for Live Abalone and for Raw Fresh Chilled or Frozen Abalone for Direct Consumption or for further Processing2016DOWNLOADMolusksOther
StandardRegional Standard for Tempe2017DOWNLOADSoyOther
StandardRegional Standard for Date Paste (Near East)2013DOWNLOADPastesOther
StandardStandard for Fresh and Quick Frozen Raw Scallop Products2017DOWNLOADMollusksOther
StandardStandard for Passion Fruit2014DOWNLOADFruitOther
StandardStandard for Durian2014DOWNLOADFruitOther
StandardStandard for Okra2014DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Certain Canned Fruits2018DOWNLOADFruitsOther
StandardStandard for Quick Frozen Vegetables2020DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Ginseng Products2015DOWNLOADSpices and HerbsOther
StandardRegional Standard for Non-Fermented Soybean Products2017DOWNLOADSoyOther
StandardRegional Standard for Laver Products2017DOWNLOADSeaweedOther
StandardRegional Standard for Yacon2017DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardRegional Standard for Unrefined Shea Butter2020DOWNLOADFats and OilsOther
StandardStandard for Black, White and Green Peppers2017DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Cumin2017DOWNLOADSpices and HerbsOther
StandardStandard for Dried Thyme2017DOWNLOADSpices and HerbsOther
StandardStandard for Fish Oils2017DOWNLOADFats and OilsOther
StandardStandard for Aubergines2018DOWNLOADVegetablesOther
StandardStandard for Dairy Permeate Powders2017DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardRegional Standard for Doogh2018DOWNLOADDairyOther
StandardStandard for Quinoa2020DOWNLOADGrainsOther
GuidelinesGeneral Guidelines on Claims2009DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on Nutrition Labelling2017DOWNLOADGeneralLabelling
GuidelinesGuidelines for Simple Evaluation of Dietary Exposure to Food Additives2014DOWNLOADGeneralFood Additives
GuidelinesGeneral Guidelines for the Utilization of Vegetable Protein Products (VPP) in Foods1989DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on Formulated Complementary Foods for Older Infants and Young Children2017DOWNLOADBaby FoodOther
GuidelinesGeneral Principles for the Addition of Essential Nutrients to Foods2015DOWNLOADGeneralNutrition
GuidelinesAdvisory Lists of Nutrient Compounds for Use in Foods for Special Dietary Uses intended for Infants and Young Children2015DOWNLOADBaby FoodNutrition
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Preservation of Raw Milk by Use of the Lactoperoxidase System1991DOWNLOADDairyOther
GuidelinesGuide for the Microbiological Quality of Spices and Herbs Used in Processed Meat and Poultry Products1991DOWNLOADProcessed MeatOther
GuidelinesGuidelines Procedures for the Visual Inspection of Lots of Canned Foods for Unacceptable Defects1993DOWNLOADCanned FoodsOther
GuidelinesPrinciples and Guidelines for the Exchange of Information in Food Safety Emergency Situations2016DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesPrinciples for Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification1995DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesPrinciples and Guidelines for the Establishment and Application of Microbiological Criteria Related to Foods2013DOWNLOADGeneralMicrobiological
GuidelinesRegional Guidelines for the Design of Control Measures for Street-Vended Foods (Africa)1999DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for Use of Nutrition and Health Claims2013DOWNLOADGeneralNutrition
GuidelinesGeneral Guidelines for Use of the Term "Halal"1997DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Exchange of Information between Countries on Rejections of Imported Foods2016DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Design, Operation, Assessment and Accreditation of Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems2010DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Assessment of the Competence of Testing Laboratories Involved in the Import and Export Control of Food2006DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesFood Control Laboratory Management: Recommendations1997DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesPrinciples and Guidelines for the Conduct of Microbiological Risk Assessment2014DOWNLOADGeneralMicrobiological
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Sensory Evaluation of Fish and Shellfish in Laboratories1999DOWNLOADFishOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Production, Processing, Labelling and Marketing of Organically Produced Foods2013DOWNLOADOrganicOther
GuidelinesRecommended Methods of Sampling for the Determination of Pesticide Residues for Compliance with MRLs1999DOWNLOADGeneralPesticides
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Development of Equivalence Agreements Regarding Food Imports and Export Inspection and Certification Systems1999DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesClass Names and the International Numbering System for Food Additives2019DOWNLOADGeneralFood Additives
GuidelinesHarmonized IUPAC Guidelines for the Use of Recovery Information in Analytical Measurement2001DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for Design, Production, Issuance and Use of Generic Official Certificates2009DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on Good Laboratory Practice in Pesticide Residue Analysis2010DOWNLOADGeneralPesticides
GuidelinesPortion of Commodities to which Maximum Residues Limits Apply and which is Analyzed2010DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesRegional Guidelines for Codex Contact Points and National Codex Committees (Africa)2003DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesPrinciples for the Risk Analysis of Foods Derived from Modern Biotechnology2011DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuideline for the Conduct of Food Safety Assessment of Foods Derived from Recombinant-DNA Plants2008DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuideline for the Conduct of Food Safety Assessment of Foods Produced Using Recombiant-DNA Microorganisms2003DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for Food Import Control Systems2006DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesModel Certificate for Fish and Fishery Products2004DOWNLOADFishOther
GuidelinesHarmonized IUPAC Guidelines for Single-Laboratory Validation of Methods of Analysis2003DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGeneral Guidelines on Sampling2004DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for Packing Media for Canned Fruits2013DOWNLOADFruitsLabelling
GuidelinesGuidelines on the Judgement of Equivalence of Sanitary Measures associated with Food Inspection and Certification Systems2008DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on Measurement Uncertainty2011DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for Vitamin and Mineral Food Supplements2005DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on the Use of Mass Spectrometry (MS) for Identification, Confirmation and Quantitative Determination of Residues2005DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesRegional Guidelines for Codex Contact Points and National Codex Committees (Asia)1999DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesRegional Guidelines for Codex Contact Points and National Codex Committees (Near East)2005DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on Estimation of Uncertainty of Results2011DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesPrinciples for Traceability / Product Tracing as a Tool Within a Food Inspection and Certification System2006DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on the Application of General Principles of Food Hygiene to the Control of Listeria Monocytogenes in Foods2009DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesWorking Principles for Risk Analysis for Food Safety for Application by Governments2007DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesPrinciples and Guidelines for the Conduct of Microbiological Risk Management (MRM)2008DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesProtocol for the Design, Conduct and Interpretation of Method Performance Studies1997DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesHarmonized Guidelines for Internal Quality Control in Analytical Chemistry Laboratories1997DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Use of Flavourings2008DOWNLOADGeneralFood Additives
GuidelinesModel Export Certificate for Milk and Milk Products2010DOWNLOADDairyOther
GuidelinesGuideline for the Conduct of Food Safety Assessment of Foods Derived from Recombinant-DNA Animals2008DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Validation of Food Safety Control Measures2013DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for Settling Disputes on Analytical (Test) Results2009DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Design and Implementation of National Regulatory Food Safety Assurance Programmes Associated with the Use of Veterinary Drugs in Food Producing Animals2014DOWNLOADGeneralVeterinary Drugs
GuidelinesGuidelines on Analytical Terminology2009DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on the Application of General Principles of Food Hygiene to the Control of Pathogenic Vibrio Species in Seafood2010DOWNLOADSeafoodOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on Performance Criteria and Validation of Methods for Detection, Identification and Quantification of Specific DNA Sequences and Specific Proteins in Foods2010DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on Substances used as Processing Aids2010DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesCompilation of Codex texts relevant to the labelling of foods derived from modern biotechnology2011DOWNLOADGeneralLabelling
GuidelinesGuidelines for Risk Analysis of Foodborne Antimicrobial Resistance2011DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Control of Campylobacter and Salmonella in Chicken Meat2011DOWNLOADMeatOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on the Application of General Principles of Food Hygiene to the Control of Viruses in Food2012DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on the Application of Risk Assessment for Feed2013DOWNLOADFeedOther
GuidelinesGuidance for Governments on Prioritizing Hazards in Feed2013DOWNLOADFeedOther
GuidelinesPrinciples and Guidelines for National Food Control Systems2013DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesPrinciples for the Use of Sampling and Testing in International Food Trade2015DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesPrinciples and Guidance on the Selection of Representative Commodities for the Extrapolation of Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides to Commodity Groups2017DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Control of Taenia Saginata in Meat of Domestic Cattle2014DOWNLOADMeatOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Control of Trichinella Spp. in Meat of Suidae2015DOWNLOADMeatOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for the Control of Nontyphoidal Salmonella spp. in Beef and Pork Meat2016DOWNLOADMeatOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on the Application of General Principles of Food Hygiene to the Control of Foodborne Parasites2016DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesPrinciples and guidelines for the exchange of information between importing and exporting countries to support the trade in food2016DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines on Performance Criteria for Methods of Analysis for the Determination of Pesticide Residues in Food and Feed2017DOWNLOADGeneralPesticides
GuidelinesPrinciples and Guidelines for Monitoring the Performance of National Food Control Systems2017DOWNLOADGeneralOther
GuidelinesGuidelines for Rapid Risk Analysis Following Instances of Detection of Contaminants in Food where there is No Regulatory Level2019DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeGeneral Principles of Food Hygiene2020DOWNLOADGeneralFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Canned Fruit and Vegetable Products2011DOWNLOADFruits and VegetablesFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Dried Fruits2011DOWNLOADFruitsFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Desiccated Coconut2011DOWNLOADFruitsFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Dehydrated Fruits and Vegetables including Edible Fungi1971DOWNLOADNutsFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Tree Nuts1972DOWNLOADNutsFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Processing and Handling of Quick Frozen Foods2008DOWNLOADFrozen FoodsProcessing and Handling
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Eggs and Egg Products2007DOWNLOADEggsFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for Radiation Processing of Food2003DOWNLOADGeneralProcessing and Handling
Codes of PracticeCode of Ethics for International Trade in Food including Concessional and Food Aid Transactions.2010DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Groundnuts (Peanuts)1979DOWNLOADNutsFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Low and Acidified Low Acid Canned Foods1993DOWNLOADCanned FoodsFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for the Processing of Frog Legs1983DOWNLOADMeat Food Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Collecting, Processing and Marketing of Natural Mineral Waters2011DOWNLOADWaterFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Storage and Transport of Edible Fats and Oils in Bulk2015DOWNLOADFats and OilsStorage and Transport
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Precooked and Cooked Foods in Mass Catering1993DOWNLOADPrecooked and Cooked FoodsFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Aseptically Processed and Packaged Low-Acid Foods1993DOWNLOADLow-Acid FoodsFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeRegional Code of Hygienic Practice for the Preparation and Sale of Street Foods (Latin America and the Caribbean)2001DOWNLOADGeneralFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for Packaging and Transport of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables2004DOWNLOADFruits and VegetablesPackaging and Transport
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Reduction of Aflatoxin B1 in Raw Materials and Supplemental Feedingstuffs for Milk-Producing Animals1997DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Refrigerated Packaged Foods with Extended Shelf Life1999DOWNLOADGeneralFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for the Transport of Food in Bulk and Semi-Packed Food2001DOWNLOADGeneralFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Bottled/Packaged Drinking Waters (Other than Natural Mineral Waters)2001DOWNLOADWaterFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice Concerning Source Directed Measures to Reduce Contamination of Food with Chemicals2001DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Patulin Contamination in Apple Juice and Apple Juice Ingredients in Other Beverages2003DOWNLOADBeveragesOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Mycotoxin Contamination in Cereals2017DOWNLOADCerealsOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for Fish and Fishery Products2019DOWNLOADFishOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables2017DOWNLOADFruits and VegetablesFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice on Good Animal Feeding2008DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Aflatoxin Contamination in Peanuts2004DOWNLOADNutsOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Lead Contamination in Foods2004DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Milk and Milk Products2009DOWNLOADDairyFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Meat2005DOWNLOADMeat Food Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Aflatoxin Contamination in Tree Nuts2010DOWNLOADNutsOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Inorganic Tin Contamination in Canned Foods2005DOWNLOADCanned FoodsOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice to Minimize and Contain Antimicrobial Resistance2005DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Dioxin, Dioxins-like PCBs and non-Dioxin-like PCBs in Food and Feed2018DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Ochratoxin A Contamination in Wine2007DOWNLOADBeveragesOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Reduction of 3-Monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPD) during the Production of Acid-HVPs and Products that Contain Acid- HVPs2008DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Aflatoxin Contamination in Dried Figs2008DOWNLOADFruitsOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Powdered Formulae for Infants and Young Children2009DOWNLOADBaby Food Food Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Reduction of Acrylamide in Foods2009DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Reduction of Contamination of Food with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) from Smoking and Direct Drying Processes2009DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Ochratoxin A Contamination in Coffee2009DOWNLOADBeveragesOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Ethyl Carbamate Contamination in Stone Fruit Distillates2011DOWNLOADFruits and VegetablesOther
Codes of PracticeRegional Code of Practice for Street-vended Foods (Near East)2013DOWNLOADStreet FoodsOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Ochratoxin A Contamination in Cocoa2013DOWNLOADCocoaOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Reduction of Hydrocyanic Acid (HCN) in Cassava and Cassava Products2013DOWNLOADFruits and VegetablesOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for Weed Control to Prevent and Reduce Pyrrolizidine Alkaloid Contamination in Food and Feed2014DOWNLOADGeneralOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Hygienic Practice for Low-Moisture Foods2018DOWNLOADGeneralFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeRegional Code of Hygienic Practice for Street-Vended Foods in Asia2017DOWNLOADStreet FoodsFood Hygiene
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Arsenic Contamination in Rice2017DOWNLOADRiceOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Prevention and Reduction of Mycotoxins in Spices2017DOWNLOADHerbs and SpicesOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice for the Reduction of 3-Monochloropropane-1,2- Diol Esters (3-MCPDEs) and Glycidyl Esters (GEs) in Refined Oils and Food Products Made With Refined Oils2019DOWNLOADFats and OilsOther
Codes of PracticeCode of Practice on Food Allergen Management for Food Business Operators2020DOWNLOADGeneralOther
OtherMaximum Residue Limits (MRLs) and Risk Management Recommendations (RMRs) for Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods2018DOWNLOADGeneralVeterinary Drugs
OtherStatement on Infant Feeding1976DOWNLOADBaby Food Other
OtherClassification of Foods and Animal Feeds1993DOWNLOADFeedOther
OtherGlossary of Terms and Definitions (Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods)2003DOWNLOADGeneralVeterinary Drugs
OtherList of Codex Specifications for Food Additives
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