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Codex Federal Register Notices and Public Meetings

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 Pesticide Residues (CCPR)

The U.S. Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions (PDF, 336 KB) to be discussed at the 51st Session of the CCPR.

  • Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • Time: 1:00-3:00 EST
  • Address: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Room PYS-4350, One Potomac Yard South, 2777 South Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202
  • Captain David J. Miller, U.S. Delegate to the 51st Session of the CCPR, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: miller.davidj@epa.gov.
  • Call-in number: If you wish to participate in the public meeting for the 51st Session of the CCPR by conference call, please use the call-in-number: 888-844-9904 and participant code 5126092.
  • Registration: Attendees may register to attend the public meeting by emailing marie.maratos@osec.usda.gov and niman.aaron@epa.gov as soon as possible. Early registration is encouraged because it will expedite entry into the building. The meeting will take place in a Federal building. Attendees should bring photo identification and plan for adequate time to pass through security.

Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF)

The U.S. Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions to be discussed at the 13th Session of the CCCF.

  • Date: Monday, April 1, 2019
  • Time: 1:00-4:00 EST
  • Address: Meeting Room 1A003 at the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 5001 Campus Drive, College Park, MD, 20740-3835
  • Dr. Lauren Posnick Robin, U.S. Delegate to the 13th Session of the CCCF, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: henry.kim@fda.hhs.gov.
  • Call-in number: If you wish to participate in the public meeting for the 13th Session of the CCCF by conference call, please register in advance by emailing henry.kim@fda.hhs.gov. To call in, you may use the call-in-number: 1-877-465-7975 and participant code 906083160. You may also join by WebEx, using the link: Join WebEx meeting; meeting number/access code: 906083160; and meeting password: rTEQAMG4.
  • Registration: Attendees may register to attend the public meeting by emailing henry.kim@fda.hhs.gov by March 25, 2019. Early registration is encouraged because it will expedite entry into the building. The meeting will take place in a Federal building. Attendees should bring photo identification and plan for adequate time to pass through the security screening systems.

Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling (CCMAS)

The U.S. Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions to be discussed at the 40th Session of the CCMAS.

  • Date: Monday, May 6, 2019
  • Time: 2:00-4:00 EST
  • Address: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), South Building, Room 1452B, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250
  • Gregory O. Noonan, Ph.D., U.S. Delegate to the 40th Session of the CCMAS, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: gregory.noonan@fda.hhs.gov.
  • Call-in number: If you wish to participate in the public meeting for the 40th Session of the CCMAS by conference call, please register in advance by emailing doreen.chenmoulec@osec.usda.gov. Please use the call-in-number: 1-888-844-9904 and participant code: 5126092.
  • Registration: Attendees may register to attend the public meeting by emailing doreen.chenmoulec@osec.usda.gov by May 4, 2019. Early registration is encouraged because it will expedite entry into the building. The meeting will take place in a Federal building. Attendees should bring photo identification and plan for adequate time to pass through the security screening systems.

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 are listed below and can also be found on the U.S. Codex Office section of federalregister.gov.

February 25, 2019: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues | PDF (238 KB)

February 20, 2019: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling | PDF (227 KB)

February 20, 2019: Meeting of the Codex Committee on General Principles | PDF (228 KB)

February 20, 2019: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods | PDF (227 KB)

December 28, 2018: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils (CCFO) | PDF (196 KB)

October 22, 2018: Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs | PDF (195 KB)

October 18, 2018: U.S. Codex Program: FY2019-2023 Strategic Plan | PDF (189 KB)

October 1, 2018: Codex Committee on Codex Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance | PDF (211 KB)

September 20, 2018: Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses | PDF (230 KB)

September 20, 2018: Codex Committee on Food Hygiene | PDF (217 KB)

September 6, 2018: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems (CCFICS) | PDF (197 KB)