Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee, 5779 [2011-2233]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 22 / Wednesday, February 2, 2011 / Notices November 5, 2010 by the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP). OFPP’s guidance is available at http:// www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/ omb/procurement/memo/servicecontract-inventories-guidance11052010.pdf. Department of Agriculture has posted its inventory and a summary of the inventory on the Office of Procurement and Property Management homepage at the following link: http://www.dm.usda.gov/ procurement/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions regarding the service contract inventory should be directed to Mrs. Dorothy Lilly in the Procurement Policy Division, of OPPM at 202–690–2064 or Dorothy.Lay@dm.usda.gov. Dated: January 25, 2011. Dorothy Lilly, Division Chief for Procurement Policy, Departmental, Office of Procurement and Property Management. [FR Doc. 2011–2137 Filed 2–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–96–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc. No. AMS–FV–10–0096] Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to notify all interested parties that the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will hold a Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (Committee) meeting that is open to the public. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) established the Committee to examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit and vegetable industry and to provide suggestions and ideas to the Secretary of Agriculture on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. This notice sets forth the schedule and location for the meeting. DATES: Monday, February 28, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesday, March 1, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Committee meeting will be held at the Hyatt Hotel Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Stanziani, Designated Federal Official, USDA, AMS, Fruit and Vegetable Programs. Telephone: (202) srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:00 Feb 01, 2011 Jkt 223001 690–0182. Facsimile: (202) 720–0016. Email: Pamela.stanziani@ams.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. II), the Secretary of Agriculture established the Committee in August 2001 to examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit and vegetable industry and to provide suggestions and ideas to the Secretary on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. The Committee was re-chartered March 31, 2009 with new members appointed December 2009 by USDA from industry nominations. AMS Deputy Administrator for Fruit and Vegetable Programs, Robert C. Keeney, serves as the Committee’s Executive Secretary. Representatives from USDA mission areas and other government agencies affecting the fruit and vegetable industry are called upon to participate in the Committee’s meetings as determined by the Committee Chairperson. AMS is giving notice of the Committee meeting to the public so that they may attend and present their recommendations. The meeting is open to the public. Reference the date and address section of this announcement for the time and place of the meeting. Topics of discussion at the advisory committee meeting will include the following: GAP harmonization, traceability and audit requirements, food safety updates, local farmer/ education initiatives, commodity purchasing programs, and working group reports and recommendations to the full committee. Those parties that would like to speak at the meeting should contact USDA on or before February 11, 2011. To register as a speaker, please e-mail your name, affiliation, business address, e-mail address, and phone number to Ms. Pamela Stanziani at: Pamela.stanziani@ams.usda.gov or facsimile to (202) 720–0016. Speakers who have registered in advance will be given priority. Groups and individuals may submit comments for the Committee’s consideration to the same e-mail address, or mail to: 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 2085-South, Washington, DC 20250. The meeting will be recorded, and information about obtaining a transcript will be provided at the meeting. All presentations must be provided and displayed electronically, and submitted upon designated due date. If you require special accommodations, such as a sign language interpreter, please use either contact name listed above. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5779 Dated: January 26, 2011. David R. Shipman, Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2011–2233 Filed 2–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2010–0112] Notice of Availability of a Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Litchi From the Republic of South Africa Into the Continental United States Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: We are advising the public that we have prepared a pest risk analysis that evaluates the risks associated with the importation of fresh litchi from the Republic of South Africa into the continental United States. Based on that analysis, we have concluded that the application of one or more designated phytosanitary measures will be sufficient to mitigate the risks of introducing or disseminating plant pests or noxious weeds via the importation of litchi from the Republic of South Africa. We are making the pest risk analysis available to the public for review and comment. DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before April 4, 2011. SUMMARY: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/fdmspublic/ component/ main?main=DocketDetail&d=APHIS2010-0112 to submit or view comments and to view supporting and related materials available electronically. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Please send one copy of your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2010–0112, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. Please state that your comment refers to Docket No. APHIS– 2010–0112. Reading Room: You may read any comments that we receive on this docket in our reading room. The reading room is located in room 1141 of the USDA South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC. Normal reading room ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\02FEN1.SGM 02FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 22 (Wednesday, February 2, 2011)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-2233]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc. No. AMS-FV-10-0096]


Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to notify all interested parties 
that the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will hold a Fruit and 
Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (Committee) meeting that is open 
to the public. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) established 
the Committee to examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit 
and vegetable industry and to provide suggestions and ideas to the 
Secretary of Agriculture on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet 
the fruit and vegetable industry's needs. This notice sets forth the 
schedule and location for the meeting.

DATES: Monday, February 28, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesday, 
March 1, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Committee meeting will be held at the Hyatt Hotel 
Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Stanziani, Designated Federal 
Official, USDA, AMS, Fruit and Vegetable Programs. Telephone: (202) 
690-0182. Facsimile: (202) 720-0016. E-mail: 
Pamela.stanziani@ams.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. II), the Secretary of Agriculture established 
the Committee in August 2001 to examine the full spectrum of issues 
faced by the fruit and vegetable industry and to provide suggestions 
and ideas to the Secretary on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet 
the fruit and vegetable industry's needs. The Committee was re-
chartered March 31, 2009 with new members appointed December 2009 by 
USDA from industry nominations.
    AMS Deputy Administrator for Fruit and Vegetable Programs, Robert 
C. Keeney, serves as the Committee's Executive Secretary. 
Representatives from USDA mission areas and other government agencies 
affecting the fruit and vegetable industry are called upon to 
participate in the Committee's meetings as determined by the Committee 
Chairperson. AMS is giving notice of the Committee meeting to the 
public so that they may attend and present their recommendations. The 
meeting is open to the public. Reference the date and address section 
of this announcement for the time and place of the meeting.
    Topics of discussion at the advisory committee meeting will include 
the following: GAP harmonization, traceability and audit requirements, 
food safety updates, local farmer/education initiatives, commodity 
purchasing programs, and working group reports and recommendations to 
the full committee.
    Those parties that would like to speak at the meeting should 
contact USDA on or before February 11, 2011. To register as a speaker, 
please e-mail your name, affiliation, business address, e-mail address, 
and phone number to Ms. Pamela Stanziani at: 
Pamela.stanziani@ams.usda.gov or facsimile to (202) 720-0016. Speakers 
who have registered in advance will be given priority. Groups and 
individuals may submit comments for the Committee's consideration to 
the same e-mail address, or mail to: 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Room 2085-South, Washington, DC 20250. The meeting will be recorded, 
and information about obtaining a transcript will be provided at the 
meeting. All presentations must be provided and displayed 
electronically, and submitted upon designated due date.
    If you require special accommodations, such as a sign language 
interpreter, please use either contact name listed above.

    Dated: January 26, 2011.
David R. Shipman,
Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-2233 Filed 2-1-11; 8:45 am]
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