Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Child Nutrition Database, 41140 [2010-17235]

Download as PDF 41140 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 135 / Thursday, July 15, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request—Child Nutrition Database AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES USDA. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a revision of a currently approved collection. This collection is the voluntary submission of data including nutrient data from the food service industry to update and expand the Child Nutrition Database in support of the School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children. DATES: Written comments on this notice must be received by September 13, 2010 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Timothy Vazquez, Nutritionist, Nutrition and Technical Assistance Section, Nutrition Promotion and Technical Assistance Branch, Child Nutrition Division, Room 630, Food and Nutrition Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22302. Comments may also be submitted via fax to the attention of Timothy Vazquez at 703–305–2549 or via e-mail to CNDINTERNET@fns.usda.gov with, ‘‘Vazquez/CN Database’’ in the subject line. Comments will also be accepted through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for submitting comments electronically. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:53 Jul 14, 2010 Jkt 220001 All written comments will be open for public inspection at the office of the Food and Nutrition Service during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday) at 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 630, Alexandria, Virginia 22302. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will be a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instruction should be directed to Timothy Vazquez at (703) 305–2609. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Child Nutrition Database. OMB Number: 0584–0494. Expiration Date: July 31, 2011. Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection. Abstract: The development of the Child Nutrition (CN) Database is regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service. This database is designed to be incorporated in USDA-approved nutrient analysis software programs and provide an accurate source of nutrient data. The software allows schools participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP) to analyze meals and measure the compliance of the menus to established nutrition goals and standards specified in 7 CFR 210.10 for the NSLP and 7 CFR 220.8 for the SBP. The information collection for the CN Database is conducted using an outside contractor. The CN Database is updated annually with brand name or manufactured foods commonly used in school food service. The Food and Nutrition Service’s contractor collects this data from the food industry to update and expand the CN Database. The submission of data from the food industry will be strictly voluntary, and based on analytical, calculated, or nutrition facts label sources. Collection of this information is accomplished by form FNS–710, CN Database Qualification Report. Affected Public: Business for-profit (Manufacturers of food produced for schools.) Form: FNS—710. Estimated Number of Respondents: 16. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 22. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 352. Estimated Time per Response: 2 Hours. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total Annual Burden: 704 Hours. Dated: July 7, 2010. Audrey Rowe, Acting Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2010–17235 Filed 7–14–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Mississippi Advisory Committee Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a meeting of the Mississippi Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 1 p.m. and adjourn at approximately 5 p.m. (CST) at Mississippi College School of Law, Room 151B, 151 East Griffith Street, Jackson, MS 39201. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct briefing and planning a future civil rights project. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food and Nutrition Service


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request--Child Nutrition Database

AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment 
on this proposed information collection. This is a revision of a 
currently approved collection. This collection is the voluntary 
submission of data including nutrient data from the food service 
industry to update and expand the Child Nutrition Database in support 
of the School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children.

DATES: Written comments on this notice must be received by September 
13, 2010 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection 
of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions 
of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the Agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who 
are to respond, including use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.
    Comments may be sent to: Timothy Vazquez, Nutritionist, Nutrition 
and Technical Assistance Section, Nutrition Promotion and Technical 
Assistance Branch, Child Nutrition Division, Room 630, Food and 
Nutrition Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park 
Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22302. Comments may also be submitted via 
fax to the attention of Timothy Vazquez at 703-305-2549 or via e-mail 
to CNDINTERNET@fns.usda.gov with, ``Vazquez/CN Database'' in the 
subject line. Comments will also be accepted through the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal. Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the 
online instructions for submitting comments electronically.
    All written comments will be open for public inspection at the 
office of the Food and Nutrition Service during regular business hours 
(8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday) at 3101 Park Center Drive, 
Room 630, Alexandria, Virginia 22302.
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will 
be a matter of public record.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instruction should 
be directed to Timothy Vazquez at (703) 305-2609.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Child Nutrition Database.
    OMB Number: 0584-0494.
    Expiration Date: July 31, 2011.
    Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The development of the Child Nutrition (CN) Database is 
regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food 
and Nutrition Service. This database is designed to be incorporated in 
USDA-approved nutrient analysis software programs and provide an 
accurate source of nutrient data. The software allows schools 
participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School 
Breakfast Program (SBP) to analyze meals and measure the compliance of 
the menus to established nutrition goals and standards specified in 7 
CFR 210.10 for the NSLP and 7 CFR 220.8 for the SBP. The information 
collection for the CN Database is conducted using an outside 
contractor. The CN Database is updated annually with brand name or 
manufactured foods commonly used in school food service. The Food and 
Nutrition Service's contractor collects this data from the food 
industry to update and expand the CN Database. The submission of data 
from the food industry will be strictly voluntary, and based on 
analytical, calculated, or nutrition facts label sources. Collection of 
this information is accomplished by form FNS-710, CN Database 
Qualification Report.
    Affected Public: Business for-profit (Manufacturers of food 
produced for schools.)
    Form: FNS--710.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 16.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 22.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 352.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 Hours.
    Total Annual Burden: 704 Hours.

    Dated: July 7, 2010.
Audrey Rowe,
Acting Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-17235 Filed 7-14-10; 8:45 am]
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