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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 Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses

The U.S. Codex Program is sponsoring a public meeting on October 19, 2021, from 2:00 – 4:00PM ET to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions to be discussed at the 42nd Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU), on November 19-25, 2021. The public meeting will take place virtually. Documents related to the 42nd Session of the CCNFSDU will be accessible via the internet at the following address: www.fao.org/fao-who-codexalimentarius/en

  • Dr. Douglas Balentine, U.S. Delegate to the 42nd Session of the CCNFSDU, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: douglas.balentine@fda.hhs.gov.
  • Please register to attend the public meeting here by emailing the U.S. Codex Office at: uscodex@usda.gov

Codex Alimentarius Commission

The U.S. Codex Program is sponsoring a public meeting on October 21, 2021, from 1:00 – 4:00PM ET to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions to be discussed at the 44th Session of the of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), on November 8-18, 2021. The public meeting will take place virtually. Documents related to the 44th Session of the CAC will be accessible via the internet at the following address: www.fao.org/fao-who-codexalimentarius/en

  • Ms. Mary Frances Lowe, U.S. Delegate to the 44th Session of the CAC, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: uscodex@usda.gov.

Please register to attend the public meeting here: www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJIsc-GsqDotGb4l3ySJrLPQpRdHvb6jLuM