Mission - Objectives of the Focal Point
The Codex Alimentarius is an international body set up in 1961 as a subsidiary body of the FAO (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization) and the WHO (World Health Organization). The main scope of the Codex Alimentarius is to develop and adopt a series of food standards and related texts that aim to protect the health of consumers and ensure fair practices in the international food trade.
By virtue of KYA 349 GG 183 / B / 11-2-2005, the EFET was appointed as National Contact Point of the Codex Alimentarius.
The core functions of the Greek National Contact Point of Codex Alimentarius are: