The GNBS is the National Codex Contact Point for Guyana. This National Contact Point acts as the Secretariat for the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC). It is the main communication ink between the CAC and Guyana; and also acts as a coordinating body for all Codex activities with Guyana.
The GNBS National Codex Committee (NCC) was resuscitated in 2014. Its role is to review Codex standards and other materials, formulate positions on these documents and advise the policymakers on the appropriate national position to take. The Committee comprises of members from governmental and non governmental organisations, academia, consumer associations, private sector and regulatory bodies.
Codex Committee deliberates on food related standards and other information.
For further information contact the
Guyana National Bureau of Standards
Flat 15, Sophia Exhibition Complex, Georgetown, Guyana
Tel Nos.: 219-0062; 219-0064; 219-0065.
Fax No. 219-0070