IDF STANDING COMMITTEE ON RESIDUES AND CHEMICAL CONTAMINANTS

SCRCC

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Activities

  • Monitoring and input to new Codex ad hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Animal Feeding
  • Proposal for Codex Guidelines for managing Food Emergency Situations in relation to International Trade
Objectives

  • To identify those residue and chemical contaminant issues that are, or have the potential to be, important to a major part of the world dairy industry;
  • To provide whenever possible technical data and expertise on issues considered;
  • To develop proposals for the management that could include such things as control, communication, monitoring, legislation of those issues, based on a hazard analysis approach;
  • To assist Codex to adopt technically correct and feasible Codex standards, codes and guidelines on residues and chemical contaminants;
  • To advise the dairy sector about the implications, control or elimination, of residues and chemical contaminants.
Factsheets

Factsheet: Why semicarbazide is not a suitable marker for nitrofurazone in dairy products
For dairy products, adhere to direct measurement of intact nitrofurazone rather than semicarbazide. Because semicarbazide can arise from other sources, such as protein interactions during storage and packaging materials, semicarbazide is an unreliable breakdown marker for nitrofurazone.
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Factsheet: Feed-associated mycotoxins in the dairy chain: Ocurrence and control
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