IDF STANDING COMMITTEE ON STANDARDS OF IDENTITY AND LABELLING

SCSIL

child-milk


Activities

  • Codex discussions on possible standardization of processed cheese
  • Codex discussion on possible standardization of whey permeate powder
  • Coordination of Codex nutrition matters with the SCNH (Standing Committee on Nutrition and Health)
  • Codex regional standardization
Objectives

  • To monitor the activities of Codex committees including those involved in the endorsement and/or adoption of standards relevant to the dairy sector as well as those Codex committees affecting the use of dairy terms and the labelling of dairy products and substitutes to dairy products,
  • To consider government comments and other questions relating to the regulation of dairy and other food standards of interest and labelling provisions,
  • To monitor the development of regional dairy foods standards to ensure the regional standard does not negatively impact on any international Codex standard of relevance to the dairy sector
  • To prepare IDF reports, statements, position papers, proposals, etc. including submissions of technical or scientific advice to afore-mentioned Codex committees, in consultation with other relevant IDF Standing Committees,
Documents, factsheets, articles...
Factsheet: the use of dairy terms for labeling and promotional information
Dairy terms means names, designations, symbols, pictorial or other devices which refer to or are suggestive, directly or indirectly, of milk or milk products. This includes names and designations of milk or milk products and pictures of milking animals such as cows, churns, milk cans, etc.
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