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Codex Federal Register Notices and Public Meetings

Federal Register Notices

Federal Register notices are annually prepared to inform the public of the sanitary and phytosanitary standard-setting activities of Codex. The announcement of this, plus other notices that involve Codex can be found on the U.S. Codex Office section of federalregister.gov.

Public Meetings

U.S. Delegates to Codex committees schedule public meetings prior to their committee meetings to inform the public about the meeting agenda and proposed U.S. positions on the issues. During these public meetings, delegates also receive comments from interested parties on Codex issues.

Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA)

The U.S. Codex Program is sponsoring a public meeting, by video teleconference only, on May 11, 2021, from 9:00AM - 1:00PM EDT to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions to be discussed at the 52nd Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the public meeting will take place via video conference call only. Documents related to the 52nd session of the CCFA will be accessible via the internet at the following address: www.fao.org/fao-who-codexalimentarius/meetings/detail/en/?meeting=CCFA&session=52.

  • Dr. Paul Honigfort, U.S. Delegate to the 52nd Session of the CCFA, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: ccfa@cfsan.fda.gov.
  • Attendees may register to attend the meeting by emailing Dr. LaShonda Cureton at ccfa@cfsan.fda.gov by May 10, 2021. Early registration is encouraged.

Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR)

The U.S. Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting, by video teleconference only, on June 17, 2021, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. EDT to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions for the 52nd Session of the CCPR of the Codex Alimentarius Commission. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the public meeting will take place via video conference call only. Documents related to the 52nd Session of the CCPR are available at the following link: www.fao.org/fao-who-codexalimentarius/meetings/detail/en/?meeting=CCPR&session=52