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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 Spices and Culinary Herbs (CCSCH)

The U.S. Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting, by video teleconference only, on March 29, 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 5th Session of the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs 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 5th Session of the CCSCH are available at the following link: www.fao.org/fao-who-codexalimentarius/meetings/detail/en/?meeting=CCSCH&session=5.

  • Mr. Dorian LaFond, U.S. Delegate to the 5th Session of the CCSCH, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: dorian.lafond@usda.gov.

Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis Sampling (CCMAS)

The U.S. Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting, by video teleconference only, on April 13, 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 41st Session of the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling 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 41st Session of the CCMAS are available at the following link: www.fao.org/fao-who-codexalimentarius/meetings/detail/en/?meeting=CCMAS&session=41.