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a legal code. In particular a part of the CORPUS JURIS CIVILIS.
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CODEX. Literally, a volume or roll. It is particularly applied to the volume of the civil law, collected by the emperor Justinian, from all pleas and answers of the ancient lawyers, which were in loose scrolls or sheets of parchment. These he compiled into a book which goes by the name of Codex.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Consumers Union, which has endorsed the petition, last month reported that its product testing arm, Consumer Reports, examined 240 pork products for ractopamine and found that 20 percent tested positive for residues, but at levels well below both Codex and FDA standards.
During the production, individual Codex recorders were used with each of three camera pairs.
The resolution of Codex appears to provide a solution for the stalemate for imported beef in Taiwan.
While the Codex purports to be a tool to help the world's governments regulate international trade, it is in fact a death sentence to small-sustainable producers and small market sellers, because to get an apple (or any other whole food) to conform to the Codex standard, growers have to apply copious amounts of expensive chemical herbicides and pesticides to genetically modified patented seeds.
GOED supports the incorporation of the standards set forth in the GOED Voluntary Monograph into a Codex standard.
The 33rd Session of Codex Alimentarius Commission was attended by 500 delegates from about 130 countries.
His sleuthing suggested that the Codex had belonged to a prominent Mexican architect and collector who bought it, a few pages at a time, from a book dealer who in turn believed it may have come from a Nahua community.
The Codex Alimentarius Commission was created in the 1960s by the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) and the WHO (World Health Organization) to help coordinate international food standards.
Almost 800 pages of the 1,600-year-old Codex Sinaiticus, written in the fourth century on animal skin, have been pieced together and published as digital images online after a four-year collaboration between institutions in Britain, Germany, Egypt and Russia.
It pushed the idea at a recent meeting of the committee on food hygiene of world food standards body Codex Alimentarius.
Codex Alimentarius Commission; procedural manual, 17th ed.

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