How to submit conference room document at ccfa51

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How do I request meeting space for an event?

Collect important information such as which meeting space is being requested, start time and end time, along with audio-visual or food service needs are required for the event. Choose to receive optional notifications when someone wants to reserve a conference room. You can also share a meeting request with another team member.

How do I submit a document to a meeting?

How to submit a meeting document. Select the agenda item to which the document relates from the drop-down menu. If the document relates to more than one agenda item, click the ‘Add another item’ button and again, select the item from the drop-down menu. At this point you can also submit your paper to another meeting.

How long should my paper be for a conference?

If you opt for a paper, this should be a maximum of 2000 words including abstract, keywords and references. The paper will be double-blind peer reviewed and if accepted will be published in the conference proceedings. Presentation of the work at the conference will take the form of a Poster.

How to submit an abstract to a conference?

Click on the bookmarks on the right to jump to the various sections. How to submit an Abstract The selection panel of the conference committee will consider all abstracts received by the published deadline to ensure that the proposed submission is relevant to the Conference. Abstract selection notifications will be sent out to relevant authors.

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What is CCFA51?

CCFA51 had some interesting discussions based on the discussions held during the pre-session PWG on endorsement/alignment. The question related to the proposed provisions of food additives used as anticaking agents in several commodity standards under developments by the Codex Alimentarius Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs (CCSCH), and in particular whether these additives could be considered as processing aids (free-flow agents), and how CCSCH should ad-dress them. To cut a long and very technical story short, CCFA51 agreed to:


What was the consensus on the CCFA51?

They did it! During the last ten days of March 2019, about 350 food safety regulators from all over the world attended the 51st session of the Codex Alimentarius Committee on Food Additives (CCFA51) and found consensus on all issues on the session’s agenda, even faster than expected. The consensus included (i) the first colour provisions considered since 2011 and other GSFA provisions; (ii) the way forward on nitrites and nitrates; (iii) alternative notes to advance solutions on sweeteners by starting to phase out existing references to Note 161; clarification on parent names of food additives; (v) further alignment of the food additives provisions between the Codex Alimentarius General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA) and an impressive list of commodity standards; (vi) changes to the International Numbering System (INS); (vii) Codex Alimentarius-approved Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) specifications; or the JECFA priority list. Here is an attempt to summarize what many delegates dared to describe as an “historical successful session”. “God speed” CCFA, for now, on and on!


GSFA draft pending provisions: a giant step ahead drastically reducing the backlog, and more to come next year

CCFA51 agreed to propose for adoption at the forthcoming Codex Alimentarius Commission session in July (CAC42) two new substances (i.e. Gum Ghatti (INS 419) and Tamarind seed polysaccharide (INS 437)) as food additives permitted according to GMP (Good manufacturing practice, i.e.


Other Matters

In response to the request from CCEXEC on CCFH activity on the development of Guidelines for the management of (micro)biological foodborne crises/outbreaks, CCFA51 noted that the existing risk-management tools currently used by CCFA (i.e.


What is a conference committee?

The conference committee welcomes contributions from individuals and organisations working in the field. These contributions can take the form of a presentation or a demonstration. In the first instance an abstract should be submitted describing the work to be presented. If the abstract is selected you will be asked whether you wish to produce a paper or just give a presentation. You will need to register for the conference to have a confirmed timetabled slot.


What is the programme committee?

The Programme Committee invites topical subjects to be proposed for discussion. In the first instance an abstract describing the proposed topic should be submitted. If selected the convener will be required to register to attend the conference and then a timetabled slot for the round table will be allocated.


What is submission information?

The Submission Information page describes the types of submissions and how to submit your work to this conference. It provides information to help you through the process from abstract submission to preparing your presentation at the conference.


What to do before submitting a paper?

Before submitting your paper, please ensure that it has been carefully read for typographical and grammatical errors. If English is not your first language, have your paper proof-read by an English speaking person. Papers will be returned if the standard of English is not considered to be good enough for publication.


Do abstracts need to be presented?

The abstract does not need to be presented. Illustrations: Figures should be designed to be viewed from a distance and should use clear, visible graphics and large type. Each figure or table should have a heading of one or two lines. Additional essential information should be provided below in a legend.

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