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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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916

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which30 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 34

104

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which3 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 34

61

Participating members

79

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/SC 19 Bee products Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/SC 20 Food loss and waste Sub committee
ISO/TC 34/CAG Chair's Advisory Group Working group
ISO/TC 34/WG 14 Vitamins, carotenoids and other nutrients Working group
ISO/TC 34/WG 20 Aflatoxins Working group
ISO/TC 34/WG 21 Social responsibility/sustainability Working group
ISO/TC 34/WG 24 qNMR (Quantitative nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy) Working group
ISO/TC 34/WG 25 Food security in emergency or crisis situation Working group
ISO/TC 34/WG 26 Plant-based foods Working group

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 34

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

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 34/SC 2 Oleaginous seeds and fruits and oilseed meals ISO
ISO/TC 38 Textiles 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
ISO/TC 334 Reference materials 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/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 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 (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
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 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
USP US Pharmacopeial Convention A
WAP World Animal Protection A
WHO World Health Organization B

Organizations in liaison (Category C)

C liaisons participate at the level of a Working Group

Acronym Title Category
EAPF European Alliance for Plant-based Food C
ENSA European Plant-based Foods Association C
EUVEPRO EUVEPRO European Vegetable Proteins Association C
FIA - Food Industry Asia Food Industry Asia C
ICAAS International Council on Amino Acids Science C
ProVeg Nederland ProVeg Nederland C
Starch Europe Starch Europe C
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
2 November 2022 Virtual ISO/TC 34/SC 16  
3 November 2022 Wayzata (United States) ISO/TC 34/SC 17  
26 April 2023 København (Denmark) ISO/TC 34/SC 20 *
27-30 June 2023 Norrmalm (Sweden) ISO/TC 34/SC 9 **

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

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