U.S. Codex & Codex Alimentarius
THE U.S. CODEX OFFICE
The U.S. Codex Office is an interagency partnership that engages stakeholders in the development and advancement of science-based food standards for the benefit of the United States and the worldwide community.
The U.S. Codex Office publishes a biweekly electronic newsletter highlighting activities in Codex. This includes outcomes of recent committee meetings and outreach events, deadlines for comments to Circular Letters and other documents, and registration information for new Electronic and Physical Working Groups. You may subscribe to receive email notification when a new issue has published.
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.
U.S. delegates to Codex Committees prepare reports of the Sessions.
An annual Federal Register notice describes all Codex activities and Federal Register notices are prepared prior to public meetings.
Public meetings are held prior to Codex Committee sessions to inform those interested and take public comment on issues.
Plan presents a shared vision and a clear strategy to guide the future of U.S. Codex.
Links to other agencies or international groups involved in Codex activities.
CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION
More than 180 countries are members of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.
Codex Committee meeting dates, locations and provisional agendas are posted on the Codex Alimentarius website.
All Codex texts are publicly available from the www.codex alimentarius.org website.