The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety and the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition have announced a January 13, 2015, public meeting in College Park, Maryland, to discuss draft U.S. positions for consideration during the 24th Session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils slated for February 9-13 in Melaka, Malaysia.

Agenda items at the January meeting include a proposed draft standard for fish oils and discussion papers focusing on (i) cold pressed oils and (ii) amended standards for sunflower seed oils and high oleic soybean oil. See Federal Register, November 19, 2014.