Notice of Request for a New Information Collection: Meat Slaughter Industry Survey, 32908-32909 [2014-13390]

Download as PDF ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 32908 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 110 / Monday, June 9, 2014 / Notices statement filed by CCC or FSA to perfect a security interest in collateral used to secure a loan; and (b) obtain applicant permission to file a financing statement prior to the execution of a security agreement. Farm Loan Programs (FLP) uses the CCC–10 when a nonapplicant third party pledges the full value of chattel security to FSA as adequate security required for a FLP loan. Both CCC’s Marketing Assistance Loan and Farm Storage Facility Loan programs also use the CCC–10, but are exempt from the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act as specified in section 1601(c)(2)(B) of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113– 79, Title I, Subtitle F—Administration). The formula used to calculate the total burden house is estimated average time per response (includes travel times) hours times total annual responses. Estimated annual burden: The public reporting burden for this information collection is estimated to average 5 minutes per response. The average travel time, which is included in the total annual burden, is estimated to be 1 hour per respondent. Respondents: Individual producers and farming entities. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,148. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Response: 2,148. Estimated Average Time per Response: 1.083 of an hour (65 minutes). Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,326. We are requesting comments on this information collection to help us to: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the estimate of burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All responses to this notice, including names and addresses, when provided, will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:08 Jun 06, 2014 Jkt 232001 comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: June 3, 2014. Juan M. Garica, Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 2014–13355 Filed 6–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P Dated: June 2, 2014. Jeffrey J. Tribiano, Acting Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2014–13285 Filed 6–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE [Docket No. FSIS–2014–0009] Food and Nutrition Service Notice of Request for a New Information Collection: Meat Slaughter Industry Survey National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. APP., this notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition. DATES: Date and Time: July 15–17, 2014; 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Place: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Arlington/ Shirlington, Environment Room, 4271 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, Virginia, 22206. SUMMARY: The National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant, and Fetal Nutrition will meet to continue its study of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), and the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). The agenda will include updates and a discussion of Breastfeeding Promotion and Support activities, the WIC food packages, WIC funding, Electronic Benefits Transfer, CSFP initiatives, and current research studies. Status: Meetings of the National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition are open to the public. Members of the public may participate, as time permits. Members of the public may file written statements with the contact person named below before or after the meeting. Contact Person For Additional Information: Anne Bartholomew, Supplemental Food Programs Division, Food and Nutrition Service, Department of Agriculture, (703) 305–2746. If members of the public need special accommodations, please notify Anne Bartholomew by July 7, 2014, at (703) 305–2746, or email at WICHQ–SFPD@ fns.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments; reopening of comment period. AGENCY: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is reopening the comment period on its notice requesting comments on a new information collection for a survey of the meat slaughter industry that appeared in the Federal Register on April 21, 2014. FSIS is reopening the comment period for 30 days because the document that announced the information collection contained an incorrect comment period end date and did not provide a full 60 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments on or before July 9, 2014. ADDRESSES: FSIS invites interested persons to submit comments on this information collection. Comments may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: This Web site provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field on this Web page or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions at that site for submitting comments. • Mail, including CD–ROMs, etc.: Send to Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Docket Clerk, Patriots Plaza 3, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Mailstop 3782, Room 8– 163A, Washington, DC 20250–3700. • Hand- or courier-delivered submittals: Deliver to Patriots Plaza 3, 355 E Street SW., Room 8–163A, Washington, DC 20250–3700. Instructions: All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must include the Agency name and docket number FSIS– 2014–0009. Comments received in response to this docket will be made available for public inspection and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 110 / Monday, June 9, 2014 / Notices posted without change, including any personal information, to http:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to background documents or comments received, go to the FSIS Docket Room at Patriots Plaza 3, 355 E Street SW., Room 8–164, Washington, DC 20250–3700 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina Kouba, Paperwork Reduction Act Coordinator, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 6067, South Building, Washington, DC 20250; (202) 690–6510. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 21, 2014, FSIS published a notice in the Federal Register (79 FR 22080) requesting comments on a new information collection for a survey of the meat slaughter industry. In this planned survey of meat slaughter establishments, FSIS will collect data to provide the most accurate, up-to-date information on industry practices and use of technologies. The information gathered through the meat slaughter industry survey will provide FSIS with reliable and valid information regarding food safety practices in FSIS-regulated establishments. The Agency will use this information to estimate costs in regulatory impact analyses. FSIS also will use the survey data to evaluate the effectiveness of its meat inspection program and to conduct analyses to assess the industry’s food safety technologies, sanitation practices, microbiological testing practices, and recall readiness. The April 21, 2014, notice contained an incorrect comment period end date of May 21, 2014. FSIS is reopening the comment period on this information collection notice to provide the public with an additional 30 days to comment, so the public will be provided with a total of 60 days to submit their comments. ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Additional Public Notification FSIS will announce this notice online through the FSIS Web page located at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/ fsis/topics/regulations/federal-register. FSIS will also 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, 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:08 Jun 06, 2014 Jkt 232001 electronic mail subscription service for industry, trade groups, consumer interest groups, health professionals, and other individuals who have asked to be included. The Update is also available on the FSIS Web page. In addition, FSIS offers an electronic mail subscription service which provides automatic and customized access to selected food safety news and information. This service is available at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/ fsis/programs-and-services/emailsubscription-service. Options range from recalls to export information to regulations, directives, and notices. Customers can add or delete subscriptions themselves, and have the option to password protect their accounts. 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[FR Doc. 2014–13390 Filed 6–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Virginia Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: The Virginia Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Roanoke, Virginia. The Committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act of 2000 (the Act) (Pub. L. 112–141) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92– 463). The RAC’s purposes are to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. The meetings are open to the public. The purpose of the meetings is to prioritize and recommend projects for Title II funds. DATES: The meetings will be held at 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the following dates: • July 11, 2014. • July 18, 2014. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service

[Docket No. FSIS-2014-0009]


Notice of Request for a New Information Collection: Meat 
Slaughter Industry Survey

AGENCY: Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments; reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is reopening the 
comment period on its notice requesting comments on a new information 
collection for a survey of the meat slaughter industry that appeared in 
the Federal Register on April 21, 2014. FSIS is reopening the comment 
period for 30 days because the document that announced the information 
collection contained an incorrect comment period end date and did not 
provide a full 60 days for public comment.

DATES: Submit comments on or before July 9, 2014.

ADDRESSES: FSIS invites interested persons to submit comments on this 
information collection. Comments may be submitted by one of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: This Web site provides the 
ability to type short comments directly into the comment field on this 
Web page or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions at that site for 
submitting comments.
     Mail, including CD-ROMs, etc.: Send to Docket Clerk, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Docket 
Clerk, Patriots Plaza 3, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Mailstop 3782, 
Room 8-163A, Washington, DC 20250-3700.
     Hand- or courier-delivered submittals: Deliver to Patriots 
Plaza 3, 355 E Street SW., Room 8-163A, Washington, DC 20250-3700.
    Instructions: All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must 
include the Agency name and docket number FSIS-2014-0009. Comments 
received in response to this docket will be made available for public 
inspection and

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posted without change, including any personal information, to http://www.regulations.gov.
    Docket: For access to background documents or comments received, go 
to the FSIS Docket Room at Patriots Plaza 3, 355 E Street SW., Room 8-
164, Washington, DC 20250-3700 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday 
through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina Kouba, Paperwork Reduction Act 
Coordinator, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW., Room 6067, South Building, Washington, DC 
20250; (202) 690-6510.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 21, 2014, FSIS published a notice 
in the Federal Register (79 FR 22080) requesting comments on a new 
information collection for a survey of the meat slaughter industry. In 
this planned survey of meat slaughter establishments, FSIS will collect 
data to provide the most accurate, up-to-date information on industry 
practices and use of technologies. The information gathered through the 
meat slaughter industry survey will provide FSIS with reliable and 
valid information regarding food safety practices in FSIS-regulated 
establishments. The Agency will use this information to estimate costs 
in regulatory impact analyses. FSIS also will use the survey data to 
evaluate the effectiveness of its meat inspection program and to 
conduct analyses to assess the industry's food safety technologies, 
sanitation practices, microbiological testing practices, and recall 
readiness.
    The April 21, 2014, notice contained an incorrect comment period 
end date of May 21, 2014. FSIS is reopening the comment period on this 
information collection notice to provide the public with an additional 
30 days to comment, so the public will be provided with a total of 60 
days to submit their comments.

Additional Public Notification

    FSIS will announce this notice online through the FSIS Web page 
located at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/regulations/federal-register.
    FSIS will also 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, 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 
electronic mail subscription service for industry, trade groups, 
consumer interest groups, health professionals, and other individuals 
who have asked to be included. The Update is also available on the FSIS 
Web page. In addition, FSIS offers an electronic mail subscription 
service which provides automatic and customized access to selected food 
safety news and information. This service is available at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/programs-and-services/email-subscription-service.
    Options range from recalls to export information to regulations, 
directives, and notices. Customers can add or delete subscriptions 
themselves, and have the option to password protect their accounts.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

    No agency, officer, or employee of the USDA shall, on the grounds 
of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual 
orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, 
income derived from a public assistance program, or political beliefs, 
exclude from participation in, deny the benefits of, or subject to 
discrimination any person in the United States under any program or 
activity conducted by the USDA.

How To File a Complaint of Discrimination

    To file a complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program 
Discrimination Complaint Form, which may be accessed online at http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Complain_combined_6_8_12.pdf, or write a letter signed by you or your authorized 
representative.
    Send your completed complaint form or letter to USDA by mail, fax, 
or email:

Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 
1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-9410.

Fax: (202) 690-7442.

Email: program.intake@usda.gov.

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for 
communication (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.), should contact 
USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

    Done at Washington, DC, on June 4, 2014.
Alfred V. Almanza,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2014-13390 Filed 6-6-14; 8:45 am]
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