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Scope

Standardization in the field of human and animal foodstuffs, covering the food chain from primary production to consumption, as well as animal and vegetable propagation materials, in particular, but not limited to, terminology, sampling, methods of test and analysis, product specifications, food and feed safety and quality management and requirements for packaging, storage and transportation

Excluded :

  • products covered by ISO/TC 54 Essential oils and ISO/TC 93 Starch (including derivatives and by-products).

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840

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 19 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 34

119

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 8 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 34

73

Participating members

65

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 34/SC 2 Oleaginous seeds and fruits and oilseed meals Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 3 Fruits and vegetables and their derived products Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 4 Cereals and pulses Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 5 Milk and milk products Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 6 Meat, poultry, fish, eggs and their products Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 7 Spices, culinary herbs and condiments Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 8 Tea Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 9 Microbiology Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 10 Animal feeding stuffs Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 11 Animal and vegetable fats and oils Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 12 Sensory analysis Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 15 Coffee Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 16 Horizontal methods for molecular biomarker analysis Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 17 Management systems for food safety Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 18 Cocoa Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/CAG Chairmen Advisory group Working group *
ISO/TC 34/WG 13 Royal jelly Working group *
ISO/TC 34/WG 14 Vitamins, carotenoids and other nutrients Working group *
ISO/TC 34/WG 16 Animal welfare Working group *
ISO/TC 34/WG 17 Water activity Working group *
ISO/TC 34/WG 18 Natural food ingredients Working group *
ISO/TC 34/WG 20 Aflatoxins Working group *
ISO/TC 34/WG 21 Social responsibility/sustainability Working group *

* The convener can be reached through the secretariat (See contact information below)

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 34

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 34 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/PC 302 Guidelines for auditing management systems ISO
ISO/REMCO Committee on reference materials ISO
ISO/TC 47 Chemistry ISO
ISO/TC 54 Essential oils ISO
ISO/TC 85/SC 2 Radiological protection ISO
ISO/TC 85/SC 5 Nuclear installations, processes and technologies ISO
ISO/TC 93 Starch (including derivatives and by-products) ISO
ISO/TC 176/SC 2 Quality systems ISO
ISO/TC 212 Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems ISO
ISO/TC 234 Fisheries and aquaculture ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 34

ISO/TC 34 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
ISO/REMCO Committee on reference materials ISO
ISO/TC 23/SC 7 Equipment for harvesting and conservation ISO
ISO/TC 47 Chemistry ISO
ISO/TC 69/SC 6 Measurement methods and results ISO
ISO/TC 85/SC 2 Radiological protection ISO
ISO/TC 93 Starch (including derivatives and by-products) ISO
ISO/TC 176/SC 2 Quality systems ISO
ISO/TC 212 Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems ISO
ISO/TC 234 Fisheries and aquaculture ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
AOAC INTERNATIONAL AOAC INTERNATIONAL, Association of Analytical Communities A
AOCS American Oil Chemists' Society A
CAC Codex Alimentarius Commission A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
Eurogroup for Animals Eurogroup for Animals A
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations A
FoodDrinkEurope Confederation of the Food and Drink Industries in the EU A
I.M.S International Meat Secretariat A
IDF International Dairy Federation A
IEC-International Egg Commission International Egg Commission A
IH&RA International Hotel & Restaurant Association A
IUPAC International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry A
NMKL Nordic Committee on Food Analysis NMKL A
OIE World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) A
OIV International Organisation of Vine and Wine A
SSAFE Safe Supply of Affordable Food Everywhere A
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe A
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization A
WAP World Animal Protection A
WHO World Health Organization B
EU Specialty Food Ingredients Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries D
ICCAW International Cooperation Committee of Animal Welfare D
IWTO International Wool Textile Organization D
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
19-22 June 2017 Tokyo (Japan) ISO/TC 34/SC 9  
26-30 June 2017 Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) ISO/TC 34/SC 18  
6-8 September 2017 Washington, D.C (United States) ISO/TC 34/SC 16  
30 October 2017 Schiphol (Netherlands) ISO/TC 34/SC 17  
  October-December 2017 China ISO/TC 34/SC 4 **
  2018 Switzerland ISO/TC 34 **
  2018   ISO/TC 34/SC 2 **

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 34 - Secretariat

AFNOR France
Association française de normalisation
11 rue Francis de Pressensé
F-93571 La Plaine Saint-Denis Cedex
France

Tel: +33 1 41 62 80 00
Fax: +33 1 49 17 90 00

Secretariat direct:
Mme Sandrine Espeillac
Tel: +33 1 41 62 86 02
Fax: +33 1 49 17 90 00

ISO/TC 34 - Twinned Secretariat

ABNT Brazil
Associação Brasileira de Normas Técnicas
Av. 13 de Maio, n° 13, 28° andar
20031-901 - Rio de Janeiro-RJ
Brazil

Tel: +55 11 30 17 36 00
Fax: +55 11 30 17 36 33

Secretariat direct:
Mrs Milena Pires
Tel: +55 21 3974 2318