Meeting to Draft U.S. Positions on Codex Food Standards

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a public meeting on June 5, 2012, in Washington, D.C., to provide information and receive comments on draft U.S positions to be discussed at the 35th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission on July 2-7 in Rome, Italy. Agenda items include revocation of existing Codex standards, proposals for the elaboration of new standards and for the discontinuation of work, general implementation status, and a draft Codex strategic plan for 2014-2019. Federal Register, May 24, 2012.