Nominations for the Howard E. Bauman Award, 66818-66819 [05-21936]

Download as PDF 66818 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 212 / Thursday, November 3, 2005 / Notices mail to Katherine Benham at addresses listed in ADDRESSES above. While persons wishing to make a presentation for Sunset Review and/or Pasture for Organic Livestock may sign up at the door, advance registration will ensure that a person has the opportunity to speak during the allotted time and will help the NOSB to better manage the meeting and to accomplish its agenda. Individuals or organizations will be given approximately 5 minutes to present their views. All persons making an oral presentation are requested to provide their comments in writing. Written submissions may contain information other than that presented at the oral presentation. Written comments may also be submitted at the meeting. Persons submitting written comments at the meeting are asked to provide 30 copies. 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The award was created to recognize one or more persons who have shown longstanding commitment, leadership, and service to improving food safety. The Agency is interested in receiving nominations of persons who have positively affected food safety and public health. DATES: Submit nominations by December 5, 2005. SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:39 Nov 02, 2005 Jkt 208001 The nomination form is available at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/ FSISForms/4450–1.pdf. Send nominations to Ms. Faye Smith, Special Assistant to the Deputy Administrator, FSIS, Room 331–E, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250– 3700. Mailed nominations must be postmarked no later than December 5, 2005. You may also fax nominations to Ms. Smith at (202) 690–0550. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Smith at the address above or by telephone at (202) 720–7025. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Background The Howard E. Bauman Award is named to honor Dr. Howard E. Bauman, who was widely recognized for his pioneering efforts to develop the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) food safety system. HACCP is a preventative system that is designed to reduce the occurrence and numbers of pathogenic microorganisms on foods, particularly meat and poultry products, reduce the incidence of foodborne illness associated with consumption of those products, and provide a framework for modernization of the meat and poultry inspection system. Since its full implementation in 2000, HACCP has been the foundation of the inspections that are performed daily by FSIS inspection program personnel at approximately 6,300 Federal meat and poultry establishments in the United States. The Howard E. Bauman Award is the highest food safety honor presented by FSIS. The non-monetary award was first presented posthumously in 2002 to Dr. Bauman. His daughter accepted the award on his behalf. In 2004, the award was presented to Dr. Dell Allen of Cargill, Incorporated, for his innovations and contributions to the meat and poultry industry in the area of food safety. Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for nomination, the candidate must meet the following criteria: • Citizenship. Any U.S. citizen or citizens may be nominated. • Improving Food Safety. The nominee’s contribution must have significantly improved food safety and public health or have advanced the state of science toward that goal. The improvement need not be limited to the arena of meat, poultry, and egg products. The achievement may be of service to all citizens and should be described in terms meaningful to the lay person. • Longstanding Commitment, Leadership, and Service. The nominee PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 overcame challenges or collaborated with others to achieve the food safety improvement described above. • Length. The narrative portion of the submitted nomination should not exceed two typed, single-spaced pages on standard 8.5x11 size paper using a font size of at least 12, in a style similar to Times New Roman style, and a oneinch margin. No bibliographies, news releases, or other documentation should be submitted with the completed form. • Nominator. Any person or organization may nominate a person or persons for the award. Nominations submitted anonymously will not be considered. Nominations for the award will be reviewed by the Nomination Review Committee appointed by the Under Secretary for Food Safety and the Administrator of FSIS. The committee will rank all nominations that meet the basic criteria and forward its recommendations to the Under Secretary and Administrator. They will make the final determination of the recipient of the 2005 Howard E. Bauman Award, who will then be notified in writing. A ceremony will be held to present the 2005 award. Additional Public Notification Public awareness of all segments of rulemaking and policy development is important. Consequently, in an effort to ensure that the public, and in particular minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are aware of this notice, FSIS will announce it on-line through the FSIS Web page located at http:// www.fsis.usda.gov/regulations/ 2005 Notices_Index/. FSIS also will make copies of this Federal Register publication available through the FSIS Constituent Update, which is used to provide information regarding FSIS policies, procedures, regulations, Federal Register notices, FSIS public meetings, recalls, and other types of information that could affect or would be of interest to constituents and stakeholders. The update is communicated via Listserv, a free e-mail subscription service consisting of industry, trade, and farm groups, consumer interest groups, allied health professionals, scientific professionals, and other individuals who have requested to be included. The update also is available on the FSIS web page. Through Listserv and the web page, FSIS is able to provide information to a much broader, more diverse audience. In addition, FSIS offers an electronic mail subscription service that provides an automatic and customized notification when popular pages are updated, including Federal Register publications and related documents. E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 212 / Thursday, November 3, 2005 / Notices This service is available at http:// www.fsis.usda.gov/news_and_events/ email_subscription/ and allows FSIS Customers to sign up for subscription options in eight categories. 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Persons attending Board meetings are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances for the comfort of other participants. Lawrence W. Roffee, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 05–21905 Filed 11–2–05; 8:45 am] Monday, November 7, 2005 10:30 a.m.–Noon—Committee of the Whole on Board Expenditures (Closed Session) 1:30–3:30 p.m.—Ad Hoc Committee on Bylaws (Closed Session) 3:30–5—Ad Hoc Committee on Public Rights-of-Way (Closed Session) Tuesday, November 8, 2005 9 a.m.–—Noon Ad Hoc Committee on Bylaws (Closed Session) 1:30–4 p.m.—Committee of the Whole on Rulemaking Plan (Closed Session) 4–5—Ad Hoc Committee on Passenger Vessels (Closed Session) BILLING CODE 8150–01–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 102805C] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Meetings Wednesday, November 9, 2005 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. 9–10:30 a.m.—Technical Programs Committee 10:30–Noon—Planning and Budget Committee 1:30–3 p.m.—Board Meeting ADDRESSES: On Monday and Tuesday, November 7–8, 2005, the meetings will be held at the Marriott at Metro Center Hotel, 775 12th Street, NW., SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Summer Flounder Monitoring Committee, Scup Monitoring Committee, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee, The Joint MidAtlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:27 Nov 02, 2005 Jkt 208001 AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66819 (ASMFC) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Industry Advisory Panels will hold public meetings. DATES: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 (see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for meeting times). ADDRESSES: Sheraton Four Points, 4101 Island Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153; telephone 1–215–492–0400. Council Address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, Room 2115, 300 S. New Street, Dover, DE 19904. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel T. Furlong, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: 302–674–2331, ext. 19. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting Times and Agenda 9 a.m.—The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Summer Flounder Monitoring Committee, Scup Monitoring Committee, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee. 1:30 p.m.—The Joint Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Industry Advisory Panels. The purpose of these meetings is to discuss the proposed 2006 recreational management measures for summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass. Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before the Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service

[Docket No. 05-026N]


Nominations for the Howard E. Bauman Award

AGENCY: Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), a public health 
regulatory agency committed to ensuring that the nation's commercial 
supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and 
correctly labeled and packaged, is soliciting nominations for the 
Howard E. Bauman Award. The award was created to recognize one or more 
persons who have shown longstanding commitment, leadership, and service 
to improving food safety. The Agency is interested in receiving 
nominations of persons who have positively affected food safety and 
public health.

DATES: Submit nominations by December 5, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The nomination form is available at: http://
www.fsis.usda.gov/FSISForms/4450-1.pdf. Send nominations to Ms. Faye 
Smith, Special Assistant to the Deputy Administrator, FSIS, Room 331-E, 
1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-3700. Mailed 
nominations must be postmarked no later than December 5, 2005. You may 
also fax nominations to Ms. Smith at (202) 690-0550.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Smith at the address above or by 
telephone at (202) 720-7025.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Howard E. Bauman Award is named to honor Dr. Howard E. Bauman, 
who was widely recognized for his pioneering efforts to develop the 
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) food safety system. 
HACCP is a preventative system that is designed to reduce the 
occurrence and numbers of pathogenic microorganisms on foods, 
particularly meat and poultry products, reduce the incidence of 
foodborne illness associated with consumption of those products, and 
provide a framework for modernization of the meat and poultry 
inspection system.
    Since its full implementation in 2000, HACCP has been the 
foundation of the inspections that are performed daily by FSIS 
inspection program personnel at approximately 6,300 Federal meat and 
poultry establishments in the United States. The Howard E. Bauman Award 
is the highest food safety honor presented by FSIS. The non-monetary 
award was first presented posthumously in 2002 to Dr. Bauman. His 
daughter accepted the award on his behalf. In 2004, the award was 
presented to Dr. Dell Allen of Cargill, Incorporated, for his 
innovations and contributions to the meat and poultry industry in the 
area of food safety.

Eligibility Criteria

    To be eligible for nomination, the candidate must meet the 
following criteria:
     Citizenship. Any U.S. citizen or citizens may be 
nominated.
     Improving Food Safety. The nominee's contribution must 
have significantly improved food safety and public health or have 
advanced the state of science toward that goal. The improvement need 
not be limited to the arena of meat, poultry, and egg products. The 
achievement may be of service to all citizens and should be described 
in terms meaningful to the lay person.
     Longstanding Commitment, Leadership, and Service. The 
nominee overcame challenges or collaborated with others to achieve the 
food safety improvement described above.
     Length. The narrative portion of the submitted nomination 
should not exceed two typed, single-spaced pages on standard 8.5x11 
size paper using a font size of at least 12, in a style similar to 
Times New Roman style, and a one-inch margin. No bibliographies, news 
releases, or other documentation should be submitted with the completed 
form.
     Nominator. Any person or organization may nominate a 
person or persons for the award. Nominations submitted anonymously will 
not be considered. Nominations for the award will be reviewed by the 
Nomination Review Committee appointed by the Under Secretary for Food 
Safety and the Administrator of FSIS. The committee will rank all 
nominations that meet the basic criteria and forward its 
recommendations to the Under Secretary and Administrator. They will 
make the final determination of the recipient of the 2005 Howard E. 
Bauman Award, who will then be notified in writing. A ceremony will be 
held to present the 2005 award.

Additional Public Notification

    Public awareness of all segments of rulemaking and policy 
development is important. Consequently, in an effort to ensure that the 
public, and in particular minorities, women, and persons with 
disabilities are aware of this notice, FSIS will announce it on-line 
through the FSIS Web page located at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/
regulations/
2005 Notices--Index/.
    FSIS also will make copies of this Federal Register publication 
available through the FSIS Constituent Update, which is used to provide 
information regarding FSIS policies, procedures, regulations, Federal 
Register notices, FSIS public meetings, recalls, and other types of 
information that could affect or would be of interest to constituents 
and stakeholders. The update is communicated via Listserv, a free e-
mail subscription service consisting of industry, trade, and farm 
groups, consumer interest groups, allied health professionals, 
scientific professionals, and other individuals who have requested to 
be included. The update also is available on the FSIS web page. Through 
Listserv and the web page, FSIS is able to provide information to a 
much broader, more diverse audience.
    In addition, FSIS offers an electronic mail subscription service 
that provides an automatic and customized notification when popular 
pages are updated, including Federal Register publications and related 
documents.

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This service is available at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/news_and_
events/email_subscription/ and allows FSIS Customers to sign up for 
subscription options in eight categories. Options range from recalls to 
export information to regulations, directives, and notices. Customers 
can add or delete subscriptions themselves and have the option to 
protect their accounts with passwords.

    Done at Washington, DC on October 31, 2005.
Barbara J. Masters,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 05-21936 Filed 11-2-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-DM-P