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British Food Journal Volume 70 Issue 3 1968

British Food Journal

ISSN: 0007-070X

Article publication date: 1 March 1968



The Commission appointed jointly by the World Health Organization and the Food and Agricultural Organization continues to plod its weary way towards the establishment of Codex standards for all foods, which it is hoped will eventually be adopted by all countries, to end the increasing chaos of present national standards. We have to go back to 1953, when the Sixth World Health Assembly showed signs of a stirring of international conscience at trends in food industry; and particularly expressed “the view that the increasing use of various chemical substances had … , created a new public health problem”. Joint WHO/FAO Conferences which followed initiated inter alia international consultations and the setting up of the Joint FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission.


(1968), "British Food Journal Volume 70 Issue 3 1968", British Food Journal, Vol. 70 No. 3, pp. 65-96.




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