Risk Profile for Enterohemorragic E Coli Including the Identification of the Commodities of Concern Including Sprouts

Risk profile for Enterohemorragic E. coli including the identification of the commodities of concern, including sprouts, ground beef and pork.

CAC (Codex Alimentarius Commission), 2002. CAC/CX/FH/03/5-add 4, September 2002, Agenda item 5d).

 

BACKGROUND

At its 34th session, the Committee confirmed that enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli remained as a priority item of work for the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH). The CCFH therefore agreed to have the United States prepare a risk profile with the assistance of Austria, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan and the European Commission for enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli that would include identification of the commodities of concern, including sprouts, ground beef and pork (ALINORM 03/13, para.86).

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