On July 2-6, 2018, the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) held a meeting in Rome, Italy, to discuss and adopt several points related to food safety and quality standards. Among topics discussed were additives, contaminants, pesticides, vet drugs and nutrition labeling.
Codex Alimentarius has published a new consolidated version of CODEX STAN 193-1995 General Standard for Contaminants and Toxins in Food and Feed on November 29, 2017. The standard is the result of the 40th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), which was held in July of this year in Geneva.
The Peruvian General Direction of Environmental Health and Food Safety (DIGESA) released on June 19, 2017 the Technical Criteria to denominate milk and dairy products and other products having as ingredients milk and dairy products.