Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses, 56858-56859 [2013-22488]

Download as PDF 56858 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 179 / Monday, September 16, 2013 / Notices Call-In Number DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service [Docket No. FSIS–2013–0030] Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting and request for comments. AGENCY: The Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Nutrition, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements are sponsoring a public meeting on October 3, 2013. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States positions that will be discussed at the Thirty-fifth session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU), taking place in Bad Soden am Taunus, Germany from November 4– 8, 2013. The Under Secretary for Food Safety and the FDA recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 35th session of the CCNFSDU and to address items on the agenda. DATES: The public meeting is scheduled for October 3, 2013 from 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held in the Harvey Wiley Building, United States Food and Drug Administration, CFSAN, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, Room (1A–001 & 1A002), College Park, MD 20740. Documents related to the 35th session of the CCNFSDU will be accessible via the World Wide Web at the following address: http:// www.codexalimentarius.org/meetingsreports/en/. Paula Trumbo, U.S. Delegate to the 35th session of the CCNFSDU invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: CCNFSDU@fda.hhs.gov. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Pre-Registration To pre-register for this meeting, please send the following information to this email address: (nancy.crane@ fda.hhs.gov). • Your name • Organization • Mailing address • Phone number • Email address VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:46 Sep 13, 2013 Jkt 229001 If you wish to participate in the public meeting for the 35th session of the CCNFSDU by conference call, please use the call-in number and participant code listed below. Call-in Number: 1–866–859–5767 Participant Code: 2225276 For Further Information About the 35th Session of the CCNFSDU Contact: Nancy Crane, Senior Advisor to the U.S. CCNFSDU Delegate, Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling and Dietary Supplements, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, (HFS–830), 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740; Telephone: (240) 402–1450, Fax: (301) 436–2636, Email: Nancy.Crane@ fda.hhs.gov. For Further Information About the Public Meeting Contact: Doreen ChenMoulec, U.S. Codex Office, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 4865, Washington, DC 20250; Telephone: (202) 720–4063, Fax: (202) 720–3157, Email: Doreen.Chen-Moulec@ fsis.usda.gov. The Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex) was established in 1963 by two United Nations organizations, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Through adoption of food standards, codes of practice, and other guidelines developed by its committees, and by promoting their implementation by governments, Codex seeks to protect the health of consumers and ensure that fair practices are used in trade. The CCNFSDU is Responsible for: (a) Studying specific nutritional problems assigned to it by the Commission and advising the Commission on general nutrition issues; (b) drafting general provisions, as appropriate, concerning the nutritional aspects of all foods; (c) developing standards, guidelines or related texts for foods for special dietary uses, in cooperation with other committees where necessary; (d) considering, amending if necessary, and endorsing provisions on nutritional aspects proposed for inclusion in Codex standards, guidelines and related texts. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Issues To Be Discussed at the Public Meeting The following items on the Agenda for the 35th session of the CCNFSDU will be discussed during the public meeting: • Matters Referred to the Committee by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and/or Other Codex Committees. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Matters of Interest Arising from FAO and WHO. • Proposed Draft Additional or Revised Nutrient Reference Values for Labeling Purposes in the Codex Guidelines on Nutrition Labeling at Step 4. • Proposed Draft Revision of the Codex General Principles for the Addition of Essential Nutrients to Foods at Step 4. • Proposed Draft Amendment of the Standard for Processed Cereal-Based Foods for infants and Young Children (Codex Stan 74–1981) to include a New Part B for underweight Children at Step 4. • Review of the Codex Standard for Follow-up Formula (Codex Stan 156– 1987). • Proposed Draft Revision of the List of Food Additives. • Discussion Paper on a Potential NRV for Potassium in relation to the risk of NCD. • Discussion Paper on Biofortification. Each issue listed will be fully described in documents distributed, or to be distributed, by the Secretariat prior to the Meeting. Members of the public may access or request copies of these documents (see ADDRESSES). USDA Nondiscrimination Statement The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs). Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TTY). To file a written complaint of discrimination, write USDA Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–9410 or call (202) 720–5964 (voice and TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. FSIS will announce this notice online through the FSIS Web page located at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/ fsis/topics/regulations/federal-register. FSIS also will make copies of this Federal Register publication available through the FSIS Constituent Update, which is used to provide information regarding FSIS policies, procedures, regulations, Federal Register notices, FSIS public meetings, recalls, and other types of information that could affect or E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 179 / Monday, September 16, 2013 / Notices would be of interest to constituents and stakeholders. The update is communicated via Listserv, a free electronic mail subscription service for industry, trade and farm groups, consumer interest groups, allied health professionals, and other individuals who have asked to be included. The update is available on the FSIS Web page. Through the Listserv and Web page, FSIS is able to provide information to a much broader and more diverse audience. In addition, FSIS offers an email subscription service which provides automatic and customized access to selected food safety news and information. This service is available at http:// www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/ programs-and-services/emailsubscription-service. Options range from recalls to export information to regulations, directives and notices. Customers can add or delete subscriptions themselves and have the option to password protect their account. Done at Washington, DC, on: September 10, 2013. Mary Frances Lowe, U.S. Codex Manager. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service

[Docket No. FSIS-2013-0030]


Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on 
Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses

AGENCY: Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration 
(FDA), Office of Nutrition, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements are 
sponsoring a public meeting on October 3, 2013. The objective of the 
public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on 
agenda items and draft United States positions that will be discussed 
at the Thirty-fifth session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and 
Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU), taking place in Bad Soden am 
Taunus, Germany from November 4-8, 2013. The Under Secretary for Food 
Safety and the FDA recognize the importance of providing interested 
parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 35th 
session of the CCNFSDU and to address items on the agenda.

DATES: The public meeting is scheduled for October 3, 2013 from 1:00 
p.m.-4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held in the Harvey Wiley 
Building, United States Food and Drug Administration, CFSAN, 5100 Paint 
Branch Parkway, Room (1A-001 & 1A002), College Park, MD 20740.
    Documents related to the 35th session of the CCNFSDU will be 
accessible via the World Wide Web at the following address: http://www.codexalimentarius.org/meetings-reports/en/. Paula Trumbo, U.S. 
Delegate to the 35th session of the CCNFSDU invites U.S. interested 
parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email 
address: CCNFSDU@fda.hhs.gov.

Pre-Registration

    To pre-register for this meeting, please send the following 
information to this email address: (nancy.crane@fda.hhs.gov).
     Your name
     Organization
     Mailing address
     Phone number
     Email address

Call-In Number

    If you wish to participate in the public meeting for the 35th 
session of the CCNFSDU by conference call, please use the call-in 
number and participant code listed below.
    Call-in Number: 1-866-859-5767
    Participant Code: 2225276
    For Further Information About the 35th Session of the CCNFSDU 
Contact: Nancy Crane, Senior Advisor to the U.S. CCNFSDU Delegate, 
Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling and Dietary Supplements, 
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug 
Administration, (HFS-830), 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 
20740; Telephone: (240) 402-1450, Fax: (301) 436-2636, Email: 
Nancy.Crane@fda.hhs.gov.
    For Further Information About the Public Meeting Contact: Doreen 
Chen-Moulec, U.S. Codex Office, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 
4865, Washington, DC 20250; Telephone: (202) 720-4063, Fax: (202) 720-
3157, Email: Doreen.Chen-Moulec@fsis.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex) 
was established in 1963 by two United Nations organizations, the Food 
and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization 
(WHO). Through adoption of food standards, codes of practice, and other 
guidelines developed by its committees, and by promoting their 
implementation by governments, Codex seeks to protect the health of 
consumers and ensure that fair practices are used in trade.
    The CCNFSDU is Responsible for:
    (a) Studying specific nutritional problems assigned to it by the 
Commission and advising the Commission on general nutrition issues;
    (b) drafting general provisions, as appropriate, concerning the 
nutritional aspects of all foods;
    (c) developing standards, guidelines or related texts for foods for 
special dietary uses, in cooperation with other committees where 
necessary;
    (d) considering, amending if necessary, and endorsing provisions on 
nutritional aspects proposed for inclusion in Codex standards, 
guidelines and related texts.

Issues To Be Discussed at the Public Meeting

    The following items on the Agenda for the 35th session of the 
CCNFSDU will be discussed during the public meeting:
     Matters Referred to the Committee by the Codex 
Alimentarius Commission and/or Other Codex Committees.
     Matters of Interest Arising from FAO and WHO.
     Proposed Draft Additional or Revised Nutrient Reference 
Values for Labeling Purposes in the Codex Guidelines on Nutrition 
Labeling at Step 4.
     Proposed Draft Revision of the Codex General Principles 
for the Addition of Essential Nutrients to Foods at Step 4.
     Proposed Draft Amendment of the Standard for Processed 
Cereal-Based Foods for infants and Young Children (Codex Stan 74-1981) 
to include a New Part B for underweight Children at Step 4.
     Review of the Codex Standard for Follow-up Formula (Codex 
Stan 156-1987).
     Proposed Draft Revision of the List of Food Additives.
     Discussion Paper on a Potential NRV for Potassium in 
relation to the risk of NCD.
     Discussion Paper on Biofortification.
    Each issue listed will be fully described in documents distributed, 
or to be distributed, by the Secretariat prior to the Meeting. Members 
of the public may access or request copies of these documents (see 
ADDRESSES).

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination 
in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, 
national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, 
sexual orientation, and marital or family status. (Not all prohibited 
bases apply to all programs).
    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for 
communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, 
etc.) should contact USDA's Target Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and 
TTY).
    To file a written complaint of discrimination, write USDA Office of 
the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TTY). USDA 
is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
    FSIS will announce this notice on-line through the FSIS Web page 
located at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/regulations/federal-register. FSIS also will make copies of this Federal Register 
publication available through the FSIS Constituent Update, which is 
used to provide information regarding FSIS policies, procedures, 
regulations, Federal Register notices, FSIS public meetings, recalls, 
and other types of information that could affect or

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would be of interest to constituents and stakeholders. The update is 
communicated via Listserv, a free electronic mail subscription service 
for industry, trade and farm groups, consumer interest groups, allied 
health professionals, and other individuals who have asked to be 
included. The update is available on the FSIS Web page. Through the 
Listserv and Web page, FSIS is able to provide information to a much 
broader and more diverse audience. In addition, FSIS offers an email 
subscription service which provides automatic and customized access to 
selected food safety news and information. This service is available at 
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/programs-and-services/email-subscription-service. Options range from recalls to export information 
to regulations, directives and notices. Customers can add or delete 
subscriptions themselves and have the option to password protect their 
account.

    Done at Washington, DC, on: September 10, 2013.
Mary Frances Lowe,
U.S. Codex Manager.
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