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Codex Alimentarius
The Codex Alimentarius operates within the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization to establish international food standards that protect the health of consumers and ensure fair practices in trade.
Variety of fresh produce Delegate's Report, 12th Session of CCNASWP
The 12th Session of the Codex Committee on North America and the Southwest Pacific (CCNASWP) was held September 19-22 in Madang, Papua New Guinea.
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U.S. Delegates to Codex committees schedule public meetings prior to their committee meetings to inform the public about proposed U.S. positions on agenda items and to receive comments on Codex issues.
hands on computer keyboard Codex News
The U.S. Codex Office publishes a biweekly summary of recent and upcoming events. You may subscribe to receive email notification of new issues.

For More Information Regarding Codex Committees & Task Forces
The Codex Alimentarius Commission accomplishes its work through Committees hosted by member governments. Learn about each of the general subject committees, commodity committees, task forces, and regional coordinating committees, which are described in detail. Also find information about U.S. Codex structure and current delegates to Codex meetings.

For More Information Regarding Codex Member Countries
More than 180 countries are members of the Codex Alimentarius Commission. (Page opens in second window.)

For More Information Regarding CAC Meeting Schedule
Codex Committee meeting dates, locations and provisional agendas are posted on the Codex Alimentarius Web site. (Page opens in second window.)

For More Information on Codex News & Comments Requested
The U.S. Codex Office posts information for those interested in participating in Codex activities.

For More Information Regarding Codex Public Meetings
Public meetings are held prior to Codex Committee sessions to inform those interested and take public comment on issues.

For More Information Regarding Codex-Related Federal Register Notices
An annual Federal Register notice describes all Codex activities and Federal Register notices are prepared prior to public meetings.

For More Information Regarding Recent Delegation Reports
U.S. Delegates to Codex Committees prepare reports of the Sessions.

For More Information Regarding Codex Publications
Codex standards can be downloaded from the Codex Web site or can be ordered from FAO.

For More Information Regarding Additional Codex Resources
Links to other agencies or international groups involved in Codex activities.

Last Modified: October 12, 2012



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