Codex Alimentarius Commission (1995 – rev 2014)
This Code of Hygienic Practice applies to spices and dried aromatic plants -whole, broken, ground or blended. It covers the minimum requirements of hygiene for harvesting, post harvest technology (curing, bleaching, drying, cleaning, grading, packing, transportation and storage including microbial and insect disinfestation) processing establishment, processing technology (grinding, blending, freezing and freeze drying, etc.) packaging and storage of processed products.
Code of Hygienic Practice for Spices and Dried Aromatic Plants, Codex Alimentarius Commission (1995 – rev. 2014)