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Download as PDF 74682 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 241 Tuesday, December 16, 2014 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES December 10, 2014. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) whether the 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 burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 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 should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@ OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250–7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:38 Dec 15, 2014 Jkt 235001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Application of Laboratories, Transactions, and Exemptions. OMB Control Number: 0583–0082. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601, et. seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451, et. seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031, et. seq.). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the public by ensuring that meat, poultry, and egg products are wholesome, not adulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. FSIS requires FSIS accredited non-Federal analytical laboratories to maintain certain paperwork and records. FSIS will collect information using several FSIS forms. Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect information to ensure that all meat and poultry establishments produce safe, wholesome, and unadulterated product, and that nonfederal laboratories accord with FSIS regulations. In addition, FSIS also collects information to ensure that meat and poultry establishments exempted from FSIS’s inspection do not commingle inspected and non-inspected meat and poultry products, and to ensure that retail firms qualifying for a retail store exemption and who have violated the provision of the exemption are no longer in violation. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 19,997. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 113,848. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Public Health Inspection System. OMB Control Number: 0583–0153. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601 et. seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451, et. seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U.S.C. 1031). These statues mandate that FSIS protect the public by ensuring that meat, poultry, and egg products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. Need and Use of the Information: FSIS developed a Web-based system that will improve FSIS inspection operations and facilitate industry members’ application for inspection, export, and import of meat, poultry, and egg products. Industry members use FSIS forms in the Public Health Information System (PHIS). Industry is able to submit some of these forms. Paper forms will also be available to firms that do not wish to use PHIS. To submit information through PHIS, firms’ employees will need to register for a USDA eAuthentication account with Level 2 access. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 2,447. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 142,981. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Salmonella Initiative Program. OMB Control Number: 0583–0154. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451 et seq.). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the public by ensuring that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. The Salmonella initiative Program (SIP) offers incentives to meat and poultry slaughter establishments to control Salmonella in their operations. SIP benefits public health because it encourages establishments to test for microbial pathogens, which is a key feature of effective process control. Need and Use of the Information: Under SIP, establishments will share their data with the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS); this will help the Agency in formulating its policy. Establishments that want to enter SIP must send a protocol to FSIS informing the Agency about their plans for implementing SIP in their establishment, including data collection, objectives and methods of evaluating the new technology for E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 241 / Tuesday, December 16, 2014 / Notices which they are receiving the regulator waiver. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 94. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 53,776. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–29453 Filed 12–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES December 10, 2014. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) whether the 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 burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 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. Comments regarding this information collection received by January 15, 2015 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725—17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:38 Dec 15, 2014 Jkt 235001 persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service Title: Self Certification Medical Statement. OMB Control Number: 0579–0196. Summary of Collection: The United States Department of Agriculture is responsible for ensuring consumers that food and farm products are moved from producer to consumer in the most efficient, dependable, economical, and equitable system possible. 5 CFR part 339 authorizes an agency to obtain medical information about the applicant’s health status to assist management in making employment decisions concerning positions that have specific medical standards or physical requirements in order to determine medical/physical fitness. The Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) of the Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture hires individuals each year in commodity grading and inspection positions. These positions involve arduous duties and work under conditions, around moving machinery, slippery surfaces, and high noise level areas. APHIS will collect information using the MRP–5 form (Self-Certification Medical Statement). Need and Use of the Information: The information collected from the prospective employees assists the MRP officials, administrative personnel, and servicing Human Resources Offices in determining an applicant’s physical fitness and suitability for employment in positions with approved medical standards and physical requirements and direct contact with meat, dairy, fresh or processed fruits and vegetables, and poultry intended for human consumption and cotton and tobacco products intended for consumer use. If the information was not collected, APHIS would not be able to accurately determine the physical and/or mental fitness for the position which the applicant has applied and still meet the provisions of the Act. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 322. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 54. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: Trichinae Certification Program. OMB Control Number: 0579–0323. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74683 Summary of Collection: The Animal Health Protection Act (AHPA) of 2002 is the primary Federal law governing the protection of animal health. The law gives the Secretary of Agriculture broad authority to detect, control and eradicate pests or diseases of livestock or poultry. The AHPA is contained in Title X, Subtitle E, Sections 10401–18 of Public Law 107–171, May 13, 2002, the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. Trichinelia spiralis is a contagious nematode affecting animals and people. The disease, trichinellosis, is transmitted by consuming the meat of an infected animal. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will collect information using a certificate site audit, program audit form, request for information during a spot audit, animal disposal plan and recordkeeping, animal movement record and recordkeeping, rodent control logbook and recordkeeping, trichinae herd certification feed mill quality assurance affidavit and recordkeeping, and records for slaughter testing and recordkeeping. Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information to certify swine are raised using practices that will reduce or eliminate T spiralis exposure. If this information is not collected, it will compromise APHIS’ ability to determine the trichinae infection status of pork produced in the United States. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 260. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 2,118. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

December 10, 2014.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
regarding (a) whether the 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 burden including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 
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 should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or 
fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, 
Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-7602. Comments regarding these 
information collections are best assured of having their full effect if 
received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the 
submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-8958.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Application of Laboratories, Transactions, and Exemptions.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-0082.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of 
the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 
U.S.C. 601, et. seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 451, et. seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 1031, et. seq.). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the 
public by ensuring that meat, poultry, and egg products are wholesome, 
not adulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. FSIS requires FSIS 
accredited non-Federal analytical laboratories to maintain certain 
paperwork and records. FSIS will collect information using several FSIS 
forms.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect information to 
ensure that all meat and poultry establishments produce safe, 
wholesome, and unadulterated product, and that non-federal laboratories 
accord with FSIS regulations. In addition, FSIS also collects 
information to ensure that meat and poultry establishments exempted 
from FSIS's inspection do not commingle inspected and non-inspected 
meat and poultry products, and to ensure that retail firms qualifying 
for a retail store exemption and who have violated the provision of the 
exemption are no longer in violation.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 19,997.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 113,848.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Public Health Inspection System.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-0153.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of 
the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 
U.S.C. 601 et. seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 451, et. seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 1031). These statues mandate that FSIS protect the public by 
ensuring that meat, poultry, and egg products are safe, wholesome, 
unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSIS developed a Web-based system 
that will improve FSIS inspection operations and facilitate industry 
members' application for inspection, export, and import of meat, 
poultry, and egg products. Industry members use FSIS forms in the 
Public Health Information System (PHIS). Industry is able to submit 
some of these forms. Paper forms will also be available to firms that 
do not wish to use PHIS. To submit information through PHIS, firms' 
employees will need to register for a USDA eAuthentication account with 
Level 2 access.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 2,447.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 142,981.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Salmonella Initiative Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-0154.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of 
the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 
U.S.C. 601 et seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 451 et seq.). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the 
public by ensuring that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, 
unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. The Salmonella 
initiative Program (SIP) offers incentives to meat and poultry 
slaughter establishments to control Salmonella in their operations. SIP 
benefits public health because it encourages establishments to test for 
microbial pathogens, which is a key feature of effective process 
control.
    Need and Use of the Information: Under SIP, establishments will 
share their data with the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS); 
this will help the Agency in formulating its policy. Establishments 
that want to enter SIP must send a protocol to FSIS informing the 
Agency about their plans for implementing SIP in their establishment, 
including data collection, objectives and methods of evaluating the new 
technology for

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which they are receiving the regulator waiver.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 94.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 53,776.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-29453 Filed 12-15-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-DM-P