THE WORLD food standards body, Codex Alimentarius, has revised its guidelines for sugars, cocoa and dairy products, sitting in its 24th session in Geneva, Switzerland.

Attended by 365 delegates, alternates and advisors from 87 Member countries, this meeting of Codex commission adopted 41 new or revised standards, guidelines and related texts, all of which are voluntary, although having influence by the fact they have been agreed internationally and that they promote trade.

Decisions taken included setting a maximum level for ...

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