• Shantanu Das
  • Bapi Das
  • Samik Chowdhury
Keywords: Codex Alimentarius, Food products, Food safety, Food standard


Codex Alimentarius is a collection of international standards of foods, codes of practice, methodologies and other recommendations that are related to foods, food production and safety. It was developed and maintains by Codex Alimentarius commission and was set up by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States joined by the World Health Organization in June 1962.  All kind of foods which are intended for human consumption are covered by Codex Alimentarius. The main aim of the commission is to maintain international standards of quality and consumer economic interest and to maintain fair trade practices in a fair ways. With this goal, different sectors have been worked under the control of Codex Alimentarius commission. In near future, it is expected that various developing countries will involves and will upgrade the traditional committee structure into a newly designed codex committees. This upcoming newly designed committee will bring more and more achievement in the twenty-first century. 


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Author Biographies

Shantanu Das

College of Agriculture, Tripura, Lembucherra 799210

Bapi Das

ICAR-Central Potato Research Station, Shillong, Meghalaya 793009

Samik Chowdhury

ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Mizoram Centre, Kolasib, Mizoram-796081

How to Cite
Das, S., Das, B., & Chowdhury, S. (2019, July 21). CODEX ALIMENTARIUS AND ITS ROLE- A MINI REVIEW. Innovative Farming, 4(4), Under review. Retrieved from

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