Standardization of food loss and waste, providing a framework for food organizations
throughout the food chain, to work actively and effectively with measuring and reduction of
food loss and waste.

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ISO standard under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 34/SC 20/AHG 2   Measurement methods Working group
ISO/TC 34/SC 20/WG 1   Management systems for minimization of food loss and waste Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 34/SC 20

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 34/SC 20:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 234 Fisheries and aquaculture ISO
ISO/TC 323 Circular economy ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
Foundation FSSC Food Safety System Certification 22000 A
IFWC International Food Waste Coalition A
IIOA Independent International Organisation for Assurance A
SSAFE Safe Supply of Affordable Food Everywhere A
WRAP The Waste & Resources Action Programme A
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization B

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
11 April 2024 Edgmond (United Kingdom) ISO/TC 34/SC 20  

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

ISO/TC 34/SC 20 - Secretariat

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