dark overlay
nav button USDA Logo

FSIS

Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

Actions
Loading...

Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

Actions
Loading...

Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

Actions
Loading...

Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

Actions
Loading...

Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

Actions
Loading...

News Releases
Congressional and Public Affairs
(202) 720-9113
Peggy Riek

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2008 - The Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced a public meeting to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions that will be discussed at the Second Session of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), to be held in The Hague, Netherlands, March 31 - April 4, 2008.

The public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 5, 2008, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Harvey Wiley Federal Building Auditorium, FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740. Pre-registration is encouraged to expedite entry in the building and its parking area. Attendees must present photo identification at the door to gain admittance to the building. To pre-register, please send your name, organization, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address as well as your vehicle make and license tag number if you require parking to Henry.Kim@fda.hhs.gov.

Agenda items and documents related to the Second Session of the CCCF may be accessed prior to the public meeting at www.codexalimentarius.net/current.asp.

Codex was created in 1963 by two United Nations organizations, the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization. Codex develops food standards, guidelines and codes of practice in order to protect the health of consumers, ensure fair food trade practices and promote coordination of food standards undertaken by international governmental and non-governmental organizations.

For further information regarding the Second Session of CCCF or to submit comments in advance, contact Dr. Henry Kim, Office of Food Safety, CFSAN, FDA, at (301) 436-2023, or by e-mail at Henry.Kim@fda.hhs.gov.

Persons requiring a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations should contact Edith Kennard, Staff Officer, U.S. Codex Office, FSIS, at (202) 720-5261, or e-mail at Edith.Kennard@fsis.usda.gov.
#
Last Modified May 31, 2013