1. The Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses held its Twentieth Session in Bonn-Bad Godesberg, from 7 to 11 October 1996 by courtesy of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany. The Session was chaired by Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Arpad Somogyi, Director of the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Veterinary Medicine. The Session was attended by 187 participants representing 39 member countries and 19 international organizations. The list of participants is attached as Appendix I.