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Congressional and Public Affairs
(202) 720-9113
Bridgette Keefe

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2007 - The Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a public meeting to provide information and receive comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions that will be discussed at the 24th Session of the Codex Committee on General Principles (CCGP), to be held in Paris, France, April 2 - 6, 2007.

The public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, from 1 - 4 p.m., in Room 107-A, Jamie L. Whitten Building, USDA, 1400 Independence Ave S.W., Washington, D.C.

Agenda items and documents relating to the 24th Session of CCGP will be available prior to the meeting on the Codex Alimentarius Web site 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.

Interested parties are invited to submit their comments electronically to the following e-mail address: uscodex@fsis.usda.gov.

For further details concerning the 24th Session of the CCGP, contact Dr. F. Edward Scarbrough, U.S. manager for Codex, at (202) 720-2057, by fax at (202) 720-3157 or by e-mail at Ed.Scarbrough@fsis.usda.gov For further information about the public meeting or to request a sign language interpreter or any other special accommodations, please contact Jasmine Matthews, program analyst, U.S. Codex Office, at (202) 205-7760 or by fax at (202) 720-3157.
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