Codex Standards In the Context of World Trade Agreements
Proceedings of the IDF Seminar on Codex Standards in the Context of the Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Agreements, held as part of IDF Legislation Week in Brussels, November 1995.
The IDF Seminar on Codex Standards in the Context of the SPS and TBT Agreements was held during Legislation Week in Brussels, November 1995. The event gathered 69 participants from 20 different countries. The programme comprised three papers:
(1) Codex Standards in the Context of SPS and TBT – How it may be expected to work – G. Stanton (WTO, Switzerland)
(2) Codex Standards in the Context of SPS and TBT – What may happen in practice – E. Kimbrell (USA)
(3) What Industry Needs From Codex – I. du Bois (Switzerland)
Summaries, and full-length versions of the papers are provided, along with the General Discussion which was chaired by A. Oterholm (NO), President of IDF Commission D.
A summary of the reports of IDF Group D meetings held during Legislation Week and news on recent IDF involvement in Codex are given.
IDF General Recommendations for the Hygienic Design of Dairy Equipment
by Group B36 – Hygienic design of equipment used in dairy plants
IDF recommendations for the hygienic design and construction of equipment in dairy plants are presented. All equipment for use in storage, processing, handling and packaging of dairy products, as well as the instrumentation to permit the equipment to function in a hygienic manner to protect public health are considered.