Report of the First Session of the Codex Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Foods Derived from Biotechnology













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Chiba 14-17 March 2000

JOINT FAO/WHO FOOD STANDARD PROGRAMME
CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION
Twenty-fourth Session
Geneva, 2-7 July 2001

CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
ORGANIZATION
OF THE UNITED NATIONS

WORLD HEALTH
ORGANIZATION


JOINT OFFICE: Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00100 ROME Tel: 39 06 57051 www.codexalimentarius.net Email: codex@fao.org Facsimile: 39 06 5705 4593

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Note: This report incorporates Codex Circular Letter CL 2000/9-FBT


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PREFACE

SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS

INTRODUCTION

OPENING OF THE SESSION

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA (AGENDA ITEM 1)

MATTERS REFERRED TO THE TASK FORCE BY THE CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION AND OTHER CODEX COMMITTEES (AGENDA ITEM 2)

REVIEW OF THE WORK BY INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ON THE EVALUATION OF THE SAFETY AND NUTRITION ASPECTS OF FOODS DERIVED FROM BIOTECHNOLOGY (AGENDA ITEM 3)

CONSIDERATION OF THE ELABORATION OF STANDARDS, GUIDELINES OR OTHER PRINCIPLES FOR FOODS DERIVED FROM BIOTECHNOLOGY (AGENDA ITEM 4)

OTHER BUSINESS, FUTURE WORK AND DATE AND PLACE OF NEXT SESSION (AGENDA ITEM 5)

LIST OF APPENDICES

APPENDIX I - LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
APPENDIX II - LISTS OF SUBJECTS DISCUSSED UNDER AGENDA ITEM 4
APPENDIX III - QUESTIONS FOR A JOINT FAO/WHO EXPERT CONSULTATION