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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 Labeling

The U.S. Codex Program is sponsoring a public meeting on September 1, 2021, from 2:00 – 4:00PM EDT to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions to be discussed at the 46th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labeling (CCFL), on September 27 – October 7, 2021. The public meeting will take place virtually. Documents related to the 46th Session of the CCFL 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 46th Session of the CCFL, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: douglas.balentine@fda.hhs.gov.
  • Please register to attend by emailing uscodex@usda.gov by August 27, 2021. Early registration is appreciated.

Ad hoc Codex Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (TFAMR)

The U.S. Codex Program is sponsoring a public meeting on September 9, 2021, from 10:00AM – 12:00PM EDT/EST to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions to be discussed at the 8th Session of the Ad hoc Codex Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance, on October 4 – 9, 2021. The public meeting will take place virtually. Documents related to the 8th Session of the Ad hoc Codex Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance will be accessible via the internet at the following address: www.fao.org/fao-who-codexalimentarius/en