Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues--a plan for improved participation by governments.

@article{Wessel1992CodexCO,
  title={Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues--a plan for improved participation by governments.},
  author={John Wessel},
  journal={Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP},
  year={1992},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={126-49}
}
  • John Wessel
  • Published 1992 in Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP
The Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR), which is responsible for establishing maximum residue limits (MRLs) for pesticides on food, has a vital role in protecting the public health and facilitating international trade. Codex MRLs are based on scientific evaluations by expert panels that constitute the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR). These panelists estimate an acceptable daily intake for a pesticide and expected level of residue remaining in food when the pesticide… CONTINUE READING