Re-Charter of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee, 44323 [2015-18317]

Download as PDF 44323 Notices Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 143 Monday, July 27, 2015 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 Agricultural Marketing Service [Document No. AMS–FV–15–0017] Re-Charter of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of Re-charter of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee. AGENCY: The USDA intends to renew the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (Committee) for a two-year term from 2015–2017. The purpose of the Committee is to examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit and vegetable industry and provide suggestions and ideas to the Secretary of Agriculture on how USDA can tailor its programs to better meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. The Committee is necessary and is in the public interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles W. Parrott, Committee Executive Secretary; Phone: (202) 720– 4722; Email: Charles.parrott@ ams.usda.gov; and/or Pamela Stanziani, Designated Federal Official; Phone: (202) 720–3334; Email: Pamela.stanziani@ams.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Agriculture intends to renew the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee for two years. The purpose of the Committee is to examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit and vegetable industry and provide suggestions and ideas to the Secretary on how USDA can tailor its programs to better meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:58 Jul 24, 2015 Jkt 235001 The Deputy Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service’s Fruit and Vegetable Program will serve as the Committee’s Executive Secretary. Representatives from USDA mission areas and agencies affecting the fruit and vegetable industry will be called upon to participate in the Committee’s meetings as determined by the Committee Chairperson. Industry members are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture and serve 2 year terms. Membership consists of up to twenty-five (25) members who represent the fruit and vegetable industry and will include individuals representing fruit and vegetable growers/shippers, wholesalers, brokers, retailers, processors, fresh cut processors, foodservice suppliers, state agencies involved in organic and nonorganic fresh fruits and vegetables at local, regional and national levels, farmers markets and food hubs, state departments of agriculture, and trade associations. The members of the rechartered Committee elect a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the Committee. In absence of the Chairperson, the Vice-Chairperson acts in the Chairperson’s stead. During the member outreach and nomination period, the Secretary of Agriculture seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons interested in providing suggestions and ideas on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. Equal opportunity practices are followed in all appointments to the Committee in accordance with USDA policies. To ensure that the recommendations of the Committee have taken into account the needs of the diverse groups served by USDA, membership includes, to the extent practicable, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and limited resource agriculture producers. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Dated: July 22, 2015. Rex A. Barnes, Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Consumer Complaint Monitoring System—Food Safety Mobile Questionnaire. OMB Control Number: 0583–0133. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has [FR Doc. 2015–18317 Filed 7–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request July 21, 2015. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Document No. AMS-FV-15-0017]


Re-Charter of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of Re-charter of the U.S. Department of Agriculture 
(USDA) Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The USDA intends to renew the Fruit and Vegetable Industry 
Advisory Committee (Committee) for a two-year term from 2015-2017. The 
purpose of the Committee is to examine the full spectrum of issues 
faced by the fruit and vegetable industry and provide suggestions and 
ideas to the Secretary of Agriculture on how USDA can tailor its 
programs to better meet the fruit and vegetable industry's needs. The 
Committee is necessary and is in the public interest.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles W. Parrott, Committee 
Executive Secretary; Phone: (202) 720-4722; Email: 
Charles.parrott@ams.usda.gov; and/or Pamela Stanziani, Designated 
Federal Official; Phone: (202) 720-3334; Email: 
Pamela.stanziani@ams.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that the Secretary 
of Agriculture intends to renew the Fruit and Vegetable Industry 
Advisory Committee for two years. The purpose of the Committee is to 
examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit and vegetable 
industry and provide suggestions and ideas to the Secretary on how USDA 
can tailor its programs to better meet the fruit and vegetable 
industry's needs.
    The Deputy Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service's 
Fruit and Vegetable Program will serve as the Committee's Executive 
Secretary. Representatives from USDA mission areas and agencies 
affecting the fruit and vegetable industry will be called upon to 
participate in the Committee's meetings as determined by the Committee 
Chairperson.
    Industry members are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture and 
serve 2 year terms. Membership consists of up to twenty-five (25) 
members who represent the fruit and vegetable industry and will include 
individuals representing fruit and vegetable growers/shippers, 
wholesalers, brokers, retailers, processors, fresh cut processors, 
foodservice suppliers, state agencies involved in organic and non-
organic fresh fruits and vegetables at local, regional and national 
levels, farmers markets and food hubs, state departments of 
agriculture, and trade associations. The members of the re-chartered 
Committee elect a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the Committee. In 
absence of the Chairperson, the Vice-Chairperson acts in the 
Chairperson's stead.
    During the member outreach and nomination period, the Secretary of 
Agriculture seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad 
spectrum of persons interested in providing suggestions and ideas on 
how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the fruit and vegetable 
industry's needs.
    Equal opportunity practices are followed in all appointments to the 
Committee in accordance with USDA policies. To ensure that the 
recommendations of the Committee have taken into account the needs of 
the diverse groups served by USDA, membership includes, to the extent 
practicable, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent 
minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and limited resource 
agriculture producers.

    Dated: July 22, 2015.
Rex A. Barnes,
Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-18317 Filed 7-24-15; 8:45 am]
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