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Bridgette Keefe

Editor's Note: This news release was updated on March 16, 2005. The location of the public meeting will be in the back of the USDA South Building Cafeteria at 1400 Independence Ave, SW, Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2005 - - The Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, United States Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration of Department of Health and Human Services today announced a public meeting to provide information and receive comments on agenda items that will be discussed at the 22nd Session of the Codex Committee on General Principles (CCGP) in Paris, France, April 11-15, 2005.

The public meeting will be held from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 29, in the back of the South Building Cafeteria at 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, D.C.

Codex was created in 1962 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, ensures fair trade practices and promotes coordination of food standards undertaken by international governmental and non-governmental organizations. The Codex Committee on General Principles was established to address procedural and general matters referred to by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and is hosted by the government of France.

At the March 29, 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, contact Ellen Matten, International Issues Analyst, U.S. Codex Office at (202) 205-7760 or by fax (202) 720-3157.

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