Upcoming Codex meeting
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
FDA and the Department of Agriculture seek agenda items for the 30th Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses in Cape Town, South Africa, Nov. 3-7, 2008. Interested parties can present agenda suggestions at a public meeting Sept. 24 in College Park, Md. The Codex, created by the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization, develops international food standards
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