Emergency Food Assistance Program; Availability of Foods for Fiscal Year 2011, 78674-78675 [2010-31536]

Download as PDF 78674 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 241 / Thursday, December 16, 2010 / Notices only one interview. 4,001 respondents will have participated in both a baseline and follow-up interview. 90 respondents will have participated in both a baseline and an in-depth interview. Estimated Time per Respondent: The estimated time per response varies from 5 minutes to 2 hours. The baseline and follow-up interviews will each average 0.50 hours (30 minutes). The in-depth interviews will average 1.50 hours (90 minutes). Therefore, among those who complete both a baseline and a followup interview, the burden estimate is 1 hour. For those who complete a baseline interview and an in-depth interview, the burden estimate is 2 hours. For all persons who decline to participate in the interview, the burden estimate is 0.08 hours (5 minutes) and includes the Estimated number of respondents 1 Responses annually per respondent respondent’s time to be screened in a brief call (see table below). Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 8,247.1 hours. This includes interviewing hours for the baseline telephone survey, the in-depth in-person interviews and the follow-up telephone survey. See the table below for estimated total annual burden for each type of respondent by type of interview. Total annual responses Estimated average number of hours per response Estimated total hours Respondent type Instrument/s New Entrants ...................... Baseline only ...................... Baseline & Follow-Up ......... Baseline & In-depth ............ Refuse/Ineligible ................. Baseline only ...................... Baseline & In-depth ............ Refuse/Ineligible ................. 3572 4001 45 2282 3957 45 1488 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 3572 8002 90 2282 3957 90 1488 0.50 0.50 2 1.0 0.08 0.50 2 1.0 0.08 1786.0 4001.0 90.0 182.6 1978.5 90.0 119.0 ............................................. 15,390 ........................ 19,481 ........................ 8,247.1 Current SNAP Participants Total ............................. 1 Assumes 10 percent of the full sample (1,100 of new entrants and 610 of current SNAP participants) will not be contacted due to invalid or incomplete contact information. 2 Average of 1.5 hours for the in-depth interview and 0.5 hours for the baseline interview. Dated: December 8, 2010. Julia Paradis, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2010–31550 Filed 12–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Emergency Food Assistance Program; Availability of Foods for Fiscal Year 2011 AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. This notice announces the surplus and purchased foods that the Department expects to make available for donation to States for use in providing nutrition assistance to the needy under The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2011. The foods made available under this notice must, at the discretion of the State, be distributed to eligible recipient agencies for use in preparing meals and/or for distribution to households for home consumption. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Effective Date: October 1, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ashley Bress, Policy Branch, Food Distribution Division, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Dec 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 Alexandria, Virginia 22302–1594 or telephone (703) 305–2662. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the provisions set forth in the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 (EFAA), 7 U.S.C. 7501, et seq., and the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, 7 U.S.C. 2036, the Department makes foods available to States for use in providing nutrition assistance to those in need through TEFAP. In accordance with section 214 of the EFAA, 7 U.S.C. 7515, 60 percent of each State’s share of TEFAP foods is based on the number of people with incomes below the poverty level within the State and 40 percent on the number of unemployed persons within the State. State officials are responsible for establishing the network through which the foods will be used by eligible recipient agencies (ERA) in providing nutrition assistance to those in need, and for allocating foods among those ERAs. States have full discretion in determining the amount of foods that will be made available to ERAs for use in preparing meals and/or for distribution to households for home consumption. The types of foods the Department expects to make available to States for distribution through TEFAP in FY 2011 are described below. Surplus Foods Surplus foods donated for distribution under TEFAP are Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) foods purchased PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 under the authority of section 416 of the Agricultural Act of 1949, 7 U.S.C. 1431 (section 416) and foods purchased under the surplus removal authority of section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935, 7 U.S.C. 612c (section 32). The types of foods typically purchased under section 416 include dairy, grains, oils, and peanut products. The types of foods purchased under section 32 include meat, poultry, fish, vegetables, dry beans, juices, and fruits. Approximately $155.9 million in surplus foods acquired in FY 2010 are being delivered to States in FY 2011. These foods include potatoes, cranapple juice, apple juice, cranberry sauce, dried cranberries, dried cherries, strawberries, applesauce, wild blueberries, mixed fruit, strawberry cups, peaches, pears, plums, dates, fig pieces, chicken leg quarters, beef round roast, lamb shoulder chops, pork patties, and catfish strips. Other surplus foods may be made available to TEFAP throughout the year. The Department would like to point out that food acquisitions are based on changing agricultural market conditions; therefore, the availability of foods is subject to change. Purchased Foods In accordance with section 27 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, 7 U.S.C. 2036, the Secretary is directed to purchase about $246.5 million worth of foods in FY 2011 for distribution through TEFAP. These foods are made E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 241 / Thursday, December 16, 2010 / Notices available to States in addition to those surplus foods which otherwise might be provided to States for distribution under TEFAP. For FY 2011, the Department anticipates purchasing the following foods for distribution through TEFAP: Dehydrated potatoes, dried plums, raisins, frozen ground beef, frozen whole chicken, frozen ham, frozen turkey roast, blackeye beans, garbanzo beans, great northern beans, light red kidney beans, lentils, lima beans, pinto beans, egg mix, shell eggs, lowfat bakery mix, egg noodles, white and yellow corn grits, spaghetti, macaroni, oats, peanut butter, roasted peanuts, rice, whole grain rotini, vegetable oil, ultra high temperature fluid 1 percent milk, bran flakes, corn flakes, oat cereal, rice cereal, corn cereal, and corn and rice cereal; the following canned items: Green beans, blackeye beans, kidney beans, refried beans, vegetarian beans, carrots, cream corn, whole kernel corn, peas, sliced potatoes, pumpkin, spaghetti sauce, spinach, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, mixed vegetables, tomato soup, vegetable soup, apricots, applesauce, mixed fruit, freestone and cling peaches, pears, beef, beef stew, chicken, pork, tuna, and salmon; and the following bottled juices: Apple, cherry apple, cran-apple, grape, grapefruit, orange, and tomato. The amounts of each item purchased will depend on the prices the Department must pay, as well as the quantity of each item requested by the States. Changes in agricultural market conditions may result in the availability of additional types of foods or the non-availability of one or more types listed above. Dated: December 8, 2010. Julia Paradis, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2010–31536 Filed 12–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Pike & San Isabel Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: The Pike & San Isabel Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Pueblo, Colorado. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (Pub. L. 110–343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Dec 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 of the conference call is for project coordination and understanding. The meeting will be held on January 6, 2011, and will begin at 9 a.m. DATES: The conference call will be held at the Supervisor’s Office of the Pike & San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands (PSICC) at 2840 Kachina Dr., Pueblo, Colorado. Written comments should be sent to Barbara Timock, PSICC, 2840 Kachina Dr., Pueblo, CO 81008. Comments may also be sent via e-mail to btimock@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 719–553–1416. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at PSICC, 2840 Kachina Dr., Pueblo, CO 81008. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to 719–553–1415 to facilitate entry into the building. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Timock, RAC coordinator, USDA, Pike & San Isabel National Forests, 2840 Kachina Dr., Pueblo, CO 81008; (719) 553–1415; E-mail btimock@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. To understand project proposals and coordination efforts, the PSI–RAC will convene a conference call. No decisions will be made during this call and the RAC will report out at the next meeting. The January 6 conference call is open to the public. The following business will be conducted: (1) Review projects submitted to the Web site, (2) Discuss RAC member liaison efforts, (3) Public Comment. Persons who wish to bring related matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff before or after the meeting. Public input sessions will be provided and individuals who made written requests by January 2, 2011 will have the opportunity to address the Committee at those sessions. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 10, 2010. John F. Peterson, Designated Federal Official. [FR Doc. 2010–31574 Filed 12–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P PO 00000 COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Sunshine Act Notice United States Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Notice of Meeting cancellation. AGENCY: On December 9, 2010 (75 FR 76698), the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced a business meeting to be held on Friday, December 17, 2010 at the Commission’s headquarters. On December 13, 2010 (75 FR 77613), the Commission submitted an amended announcement of the same business meeting to be held on Friday, December 17, 2010 via teleconference. Later on Monday, December 13, 2010, the meeting was cancelled. The details of the cancelled meeting are: DATE AND TIME: Friday, December 17, 2010; 11:30 a.m. EST. PLACE: Via Teleconference, Public DialIn: 1–800–597–7623. Conference ID#: 31039129. SUMMARY: Meeting Agenda This meeting is open to the public. I. Approval of Agenda. II. Welcome New Commissioners. III. Management and Operations: • Review of transition, order of succession, continuity of operations. • Review of 2011 meeting calendar. • Staff Director’s report. IV. Program Planning: Update and discussion of projects. • Cy Pres. • Disparate Impact in School Discipline Policies. • Gender and the Wage Gap. • Title IX—Sex Discrimination in Liberal Arts College Admissions. • Eminent Domain Project. • NBPP. V. State Advisory Committee Issues: • Update on status of North Dakota, Illinois and Minnesota SACs. • Update on Vermont SAC. VI. Approval of Minutes of December 3, 2010 Meeting. VII. Announcements. VIII. Adjourn. CONTACT PERSON FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Lenore Ostrowsky, Acting Chief, Public Affairs Unit (202) 376– 8591. TDD: (202) 376–8116. Persons with a disability requiring special services, such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired, should contact Pamela Dunston at least seven days prior to the meeting at 202–376–8105. TDD: (202) 376–8116. Dated: December 14, 2010. David Blackwood, General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2010–31717 Filed 12–14–10; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 78675 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food and Nutrition Service


Emergency Food Assistance Program; Availability of Foods for 
Fiscal Year 2011

AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the surplus and purchased foods that the 
Department expects to make available for donation to States for use in 
providing nutrition assistance to the needy under The Emergency Food 
Assistance Program (TEFAP) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2011. The foods made 
available under this notice must, at the discretion of the State, be 
distributed to eligible recipient agencies for use in preparing meals 
and/or for distribution to households for home consumption.

DATES: Effective Date: October 1, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ashley Bress, Policy Branch, Food 
Distribution Division, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Alexandria, Virginia 22302-1594 or 
telephone (703) 305-2662.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the provisions set forth 
in the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 (EFAA), 7 U.S.C. 7501, et 
seq., and the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, 7 U.S.C. 2036, the 
Department makes foods available to States for use in providing 
nutrition assistance to those in need through TEFAP. In accordance with 
section 214 of the EFAA, 7 U.S.C. 7515, 60 percent of each State's 
share of TEFAP foods is based on the number of people with incomes 
below the poverty level within the State and 40 percent on the number 
of unemployed persons within the State. State officials are responsible 
for establishing the network through which the foods will be used by 
eligible recipient agencies (ERA) in providing nutrition assistance to 
those in need, and for allocating foods among those ERAs. States have 
full discretion in determining the amount of foods that will be made 
available to ERAs for use in preparing meals and/or for distribution to 
households for home consumption.
    The types of foods the Department expects to make available to 
States for distribution through TEFAP in FY 2011 are described below.

Surplus Foods

    Surplus foods donated for distribution under TEFAP are Commodity 
Credit Corporation (CCC) foods purchased under the authority of section 
416 of the Agricultural Act of 1949, 7 U.S.C. 1431 (section 416) and 
foods purchased under the surplus removal authority of section 32 of 
the Act of August 24, 1935, 7 U.S.C. 612c (section 32). The types of 
foods typically purchased under section 416 include dairy, grains, 
oils, and peanut products. The types of foods purchased under section 
32 include meat, poultry, fish, vegetables, dry beans, juices, and 
fruits.
    Approximately $155.9 million in surplus foods acquired in FY 2010 
are being delivered to States in FY 2011. These foods include potatoes, 
cran-apple juice, apple juice, cranberry sauce, dried cranberries, 
dried cherries, strawberries, applesauce, wild blueberries, mixed 
fruit, strawberry cups, peaches, pears, plums, dates, fig pieces, 
chicken leg quarters, beef round roast, lamb shoulder chops, pork 
patties, and catfish strips. Other surplus foods may be made available 
to TEFAP throughout the year. The Department would like to point out 
that food acquisitions are based on changing agricultural market 
conditions; therefore, the availability of foods is subject to change.

Purchased Foods

    In accordance with section 27 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 
2008, 7 U.S.C. 2036, the Secretary is directed to purchase about $246.5 
million worth of foods in FY 2011 for distribution through TEFAP. These 
foods are made

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available to States in addition to those surplus foods which otherwise 
might be provided to States for distribution under TEFAP.
    For FY 2011, the Department anticipates purchasing the following 
foods for distribution through TEFAP: Dehydrated potatoes, dried plums, 
raisins, frozen ground beef, frozen whole chicken, frozen ham, frozen 
turkey roast, blackeye beans, garbanzo beans, great northern beans, 
light red kidney beans, lentils, lima beans, pinto beans, egg mix, 
shell eggs, lowfat bakery mix, egg noodles, white and yellow corn 
grits, spaghetti, macaroni, oats, peanut butter, roasted peanuts, rice, 
whole grain rotini, vegetable oil, ultra high temperature fluid 1 
percent milk, bran flakes, corn flakes, oat cereal, rice cereal, corn 
cereal, and corn and rice cereal; the following canned items: Green 
beans, blackeye beans, kidney beans, refried beans, vegetarian beans, 
carrots, cream corn, whole kernel corn, peas, sliced potatoes, pumpkin, 
spaghetti sauce, spinach, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, diced tomatoes, 
tomato sauce, mixed vegetables, tomato soup, vegetable soup, apricots, 
applesauce, mixed fruit, freestone and cling peaches, pears, beef, beef 
stew, chicken, pork, tuna, and salmon; and the following bottled 
juices: Apple, cherry apple, cran-apple, grape, grapefruit, orange, and 
tomato. The amounts of each item purchased will depend on the prices 
the Department must pay, as well as the quantity of each item requested 
by the States. Changes in agricultural market conditions may result in 
the availability of additional types of foods or the non-availability 
of one or more types listed above.

    Dated: December 8, 2010.
Julia Paradis,
Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-31536 Filed 12-15-10; 8:45 am]
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