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Congressional and Public Affairs
(202) 720-9113
Bridgette Keefe
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2005 - The Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a public meeting to discuss and receive comments on agenda items that will be discussed at the 28th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) in Rome, Italy, July 4-9, 2005.

The public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 9, 2005, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 107A, Whitten Building, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC.

Codex was created in 1963 by two United Nations organizations, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). 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 work undertaken by international governmental and non-governmental organizations.

At the June 9, 2005, public meeting, attendees will have the opportunity to pose questions and offer comments on the agenda items listed at http://www.codexalimentarius.net/current.asp.

For further information concerning the public meeting or for a sign language interpreter, contact F. Edward Scarbrough, PhD., U.S. Manager for Codex, U.S. Codex Office, South Agriculture Building, 1400 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC, at (202) 205-7760 or by fax at (202) 720-3157.

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