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The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) has recently released updated versions of a number of its food products standards related to cheese products.
Published in late August, the updated food standards include the following:
Codex food standards are updated on a regular basis to reflect current scientific knowledge and research.
Originally established in the early 1960s, the CAC today is comprised of nearly 200 Member Countries and Organizations, and more than 200 intergovernmental and international non-governmental observer organizations. Codex food standards, guidelines and codes of practice help protect the health and safety of consumers while also contributing to the establishment of fair and uniform practices, thereby facilitating international trade.
Additional information about the recent updates in Codex food standards is available here.