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Cablegate: New Zealand Attending Codex Alimentarius

VZCZCXRO2461
RR RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHRN RUEHROV
DE RUEHWL #0198 1770443
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 250443Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON
TO RUEHRC/USDA FAS WASHDC 0390
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE
RUEHSS/OECD POSTS COLLECTIVE
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 5298

UNCLAS WELLINGTON 000198

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/ANP, EB

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR PREL PGOV NZ
SUBJECT: NEW ZEALAND ATTENDING CODEX ALIMENTARIUS
COMMISSION MEETING, JUNE 30-JULY 4, 2008, IN GENEVA,
SWITZERLAND

REF: A. USDA FAS 689718
B. STATE 50336

In response to Ref A and B, Post has learned from New Zealand
Ministry of Food Safety and Ministry of Agriculture and
Forestry that the Government of New Zealand supports the
candidacy of Dr. Karen Hulebak. GNZ will be sending a
delegation to the Codex Alimentarius meeting in Geneva from
June 30 to July 4. Response to this inquiry had been conveyed
earlier by FAS Wellington through unofficial channel.
MCCORMICK

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