SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    As regards the use of International Food Safety Standards as reference point for the dispute settlements, which one of the following does WTO collaborate with?

    A)  Codex Alimentarius Commission

    B)  International Federation of Standards Users

    C)  International Organisation for Standardization

    D)  World Standards Cooperation

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The Codex Alimentarius (Latin for "Book of Food") is a collection of internationally recognized standards, codes of practice, guidelines, and other recommendations relating to foods, food production, and food safety. Its texts are developed and maintained by the Codex Alimentarius Commission, a body that was established in early November 1961 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), was joined by the World Health Organization (WHO) in June 1962, and held its first session in Rome in October 1963. The Commission's main goals are to protect the health of consumers and ensure fair practices in the international food trade. The Codex Alimentarius is recognized by the World Trade Organization as an international reference point for the resolution of disputes concerning food safety and consumer protection.

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