The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration have announced a June 18, 2013, public meeting in Washington, D.C., to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions for discussion at the 36th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission in Rome on July 1-5. Agenda items include (i) a report by the chair of the 68th session of the executive committee; (ii) revocation of existing Codex standards and related texts; (iii) “Amendments to the Codex Standards and Related Texts”; (iii) “Financial and Budgetary Matters”; and (iv) chair and vice chair elections and coordinator appointments. See Federal Register, April 23, 2013.