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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 Methods of Analysis and Sampling (CCMAS)

The U.S. Codex Program is sponsoring a public meeting on April 16, 2020, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions to be discussed at the 40th Session of CCMAS, May 11-15, 2020. Documents related to the 40th Session of the CCMAS will be accessible via the internet at the following address: http://www.codexalimentarius.org/​meetings-reports/​en.

  • 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.
  • Please register to attend by emailing Doreen Chen-Moulec (doreen.chenmoulec@usda.gov) by April 14, 2020.
  • Due to public health guidance related to outbreaks of novel coronavirus (COVID19), attendees who wish to participate, may do so by phone/conference call; please use the call-in number: 1-888-844-9904, participant code: 5126092

Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods (CCRVDF)

The U.S. Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting on April 30, 2020, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. EST to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions to be discussed at the 25th Session of CCRVDF, in San Diego, California, January, 2021. The public meeting will take place via conference call, there will not be a physical meeting. Documents related to the 25th Session of the CCRVDF will be accessible via the internet at the following address: www.codexalimentarius.org/​meetings-reports/​en.

  • Ms. Brandi Robinson, U.S. Delegate to the 25th Session of the CCRVDF, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: brandi.robinson@fda.hhs.gov.
  • Please register to participate in the public meeting by emailing Ken Lowery (ken.lowery@usda.gov) by April 24, 2020. Early registration is encouraged.
  • Attendees who wish to participate, may do so by phone/conference call; please use the call-in number: 1-888-844-9904, participant code: 5126092.