Notice of Request To Renew an Approved Information Collection; Importation and Transportation of Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products, 6501-6503 [2016-02326]

Download as PDF 6501 Notices Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 25 Monday, February 8, 2016 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 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2016–0007] Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Meeting Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: This is a notice to inform the public of an upcoming meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health. The meeting is being organized by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to discuss matters of animal health. DATES: The meeting will be held February 23, 24, and 25, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. central standard time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Dallas/Addison Quorum, 14901 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75254. SUMMARY: Mrs. R.J. Cabrera, Designated Federal Officer, VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 34, Riverdale, MD 20737; phone (301) 851– 3478; email: SACAH.Management@ aphis.usda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health (the Committee) advises the Secretary of Agriculture on matters of animal health, including means to prevent, conduct surveillance on, monitor, control, or eradicate animal diseases of national importance. In doing so, the Committee will consider public health, conservation of natural resources, and the stability of livestock economies. Tentative topics for discussion at the meeting include: • Chronic Wasting Disease Program; • One Health Æ Zoonotic Diseases, asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Feb 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 Æ National List of Reportable Animal Diseases, and Æ U.S. Department of Agriculture Antimicrobial Resistance Action Plan; • Scrapie Program; • Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine Availability; • Emerging Disease Response; and • Comprehensive Integrated Animal Health Surveillance. A final agenda will be posted on the Committee Web site by February 15, 2016. Those wishing to attend the meeting in person must complete a brief registration form by clicking on the ‘‘SACAH Meeting Sign-up’’ button on the Committee’s Web site (http:// www.aphis.usda.gov/animalhealth/ sacah). Members of the public may also join the meeting via teleconference in ‘‘listen-only’’ mode. Participants who wish to listen in on the teleconference may do so by dialing 1–800–619–4086 and then entering the public passcode, 2236462#. Due to time constraints, members of the public will not have an opportunity to participate in the Committee’s discussions. However, questions and written statements for the Committee’s consideration may be submitted up to 5 working days before the meeting. They may be sent to SACAH.Management@ aphis.usda.gov or mailed to the person listed in this notice under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Statements filed with the Committee must include the name of the individual listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, the docket number listed in this notice, and specify that they pertain to the February 2016 Committee meeting. This notice of meeting is given pursuant to section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2). Done in Washington, DC, this 3rd day of February 2016. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2016–02464 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service [Docket No. FSIS–2015–0045] Notice of Request To Renew an Approved Information Collection; Importation and Transportation of Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing its intention to renew the approved information collection regarding the importation and transportation of meat, poultry, and egg products. The approval for this information collection will expire on May 31, 2016. DATES: Submit comments on or before April 8, 2016. 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– 2015–0045. Comments received in response to this docket will be made available for public inspection and posted without change, including any personal information, to http:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to background documents or comments received, go to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 6502 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 25 / Monday, February 8, 2016 / Notices 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 6065, South Building, Washington, DC 20250; (202) 720–5627. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Importation and Transportation of Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products. OMB Control Number: 0583–0094. Type of Request: Renewal of an approved information collection. Abstract: FSIS has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary of Agriculture (7 CFR 2.18, 2.53) as specified in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601, et seq.), the Poultry Products and Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451, et seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031, et seq.). FSIS protects the public by verifying that meat, poultry, and egg products are safe, wholesome, not adulterated, and correctly labeled. FSIS is planning to request a renewal of this approved information collection because it is due to expire on May 31, 2016. This information collection includes (1) foreign inspection certificates required by FSIS to export meat, poultry, and egg products to the United States (9 CFR 327.2 and 381.196); (2) documentation required by FSIS for official import establishments to pre-stamp imported product with the inspection legend before reinspection is complete (9 CFR 327.10(d) and 381.204(f)); and (3) documentation required to transport meat and poultry shipments under seal (FSIS Form 7350– 1, Request and Notice of Shipment of Sealed Meat and Poultry) (9 CFR 325.5). (1) Foreign countries that wish to export meat, poultry, and egg products to the United States must establish eligibility to do so by putting in place inspection systems are ‘‘equivalent to’’ the U.S. inspection system (9 CFR 327.2 and 381.196) and by annually certifying that they continue to do so. Meat, poultry, and egg products intended for importation into the U.S. must be accompanied by an inspection certificate signed by an official of the foreign government responsible for the inspection and certification of the product (9 CFR 327.4, 381.197, and 590.915). (2) Import establishments that wish to pre-stamp imported product with the inspection legend before FSIS VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Feb 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 inspection is complete must submit a letter to FSIS that explains and requests approval for the establishment’s prestamping procedure (9 CFR 327.10(d) and 381.204(f)). (3) Unless accounted for in an establishment’s HACCP plan, meat and poultry products that do not bear the mark of inspection and that are to be shipped from one official establishment to another for further processing must be transported under USDA seal to prevent such unmarked product from entering into commerce (9 CFR 325.5). To track product shipped under seal, FSIS requires the shipping establishment to complete FSIS Form 7350–1, which identifies the type, amount, and weight of the product. FSIS has made the following estimates on the basis of an information collection assessment. Estimate of Burden: FSIS estimates that it takes each respondent an average of 29.6 hours per year to complete the foreign inspection certificates, prestamp documentation, and documentation required to transport meat and poultry shipments. Respondents: Importers, establishments, foreign governments. Estimated No. of Respondents: 136. Estimated No. of Annual Responses per Respondent: 650. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 4,026 hours. Copies of this information collection assessment can be obtained from Gina Kouba, Paperwork Reduction Act Coordinator, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA, 1400 Independence SW., Room 6077, South Building, Washington, DC 20250, (202) 690–6510. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of FSIS’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of FSIS’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques, or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to both FSIS, at the addresses provided above, and the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20253. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Additional Public Notification Public awareness of all segments of rulemaking and policy development is important. Consequently, FSIS will announce this Federal Register publication on-line through the FSIS Web page located at: http:// www.fsis.usda.gov/federal-register. FSIS also will make copies of this 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 our constituents and stakeholders. The Update is available on the FSIS Web page. Through the Web page, FSIS is able to provide information to a much broader, more diverse audience. In addition, FSIS offers an email 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/subscribe. Options range from recalls to export information, regulations, directives, and notices. Customers can add or delete subscriptions themselves, and have the option to password protect their accounts. USDA Non-Discrimination 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. E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 25 / Monday, February 8, 2016 / Notices 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: February 2, 2016. Alfred V. Almanza, Acting Administrator. [FR Doc. 2016–02326 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Annual List of Newspapers to be used by the Alaska Region for Publication of Legal Notices of Proposed Projects and Activities Implementing Land and Resource Management Plans, Including Hazardous Fuel Reduction Projects, Subject to the Pre-Decisional Administrative Review Process Forest Service, USDA. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Feb 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 Alaska Regional Office Decisions of the Alaska Regional Forester: Juneau Empire, published daily except Saturday and official holidays in Juneau, Alaska; and the Alaska Dispatch News, published daily in Anchorage, Alaska. Chugach National Forest This notice lists the newspapers that Ranger Districts, Forests, and the Regional Office of the Alaska Region will use to publish legal notices of the opportunity to object to proposed projects and activities implementing land and resource management plans, including hazardous fuel reduction projects authorized under the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003. The intended effect of this action is to inform interested members of the public which newspapers will be used to publish legal notice of actions subject to the pre-decisional administrative review process at 36 CFR 218, thereby allowing them to receive constructive notice of the proposed actions, to provide clear evidence of timely notice, and to achieve consistency in administering the pre-decisional review process. DATES: Publication of legal notices in the listed newspapers begins on March 1, 2016. This list of newspapers will remain in effect until it is superceded by a new list, published in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Robin Dale, Alaska Region Group Leader for Appeals, Litigation, FOIA & Records; Forest Service, Alaska Region; P.O. Box 21628; Juneau, Alaska 99802–1628. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin Dale; Alaska Region Group Leader for Administrative Reviews, Litigation, FOIA & Records; (907) 586– 9344. SUMMARY: This notice provides the list of newspapers that Responsible Officials in the Alaska Region will use to give notice of projects and activities implementing land and resource management plans, including hazardous fuel reduction projects authorized under the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003, subject to the pre-decisional administrative review process at 36 CFR 218. The timeframe for objection to a proposed project subject to this process shall be based on the date of publication of the legal notice of the project in the newspaper of record identified in this notice. The newspapers to be used for giving notice of Forest Service projects in the Alaska Region are as follows: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Decisions of the Forest Supervisor and the Glacier and Seward District Rangers: Alaska Dispatch News, published daily in Anchorage, Alaska. Decisions of the Cordova District Ranger: Cordova Times, published weekly in Cordova, Alaska. Tongass National Forest Decisions of the Forest Supervisor and the Craig, Ketchikan/Misty, and Thorne Bay District Rangers: Ketchikan Daily News, published daily except Sundays and official holidays in Ketchikan, Alaska. Decisions of the Admiralty Island National Monument Ranger, the Juneau District Ranger, the Hoonah District Ranger, and the Yakutat District Ranger: Juneau Empire, published daily except Saturday and official holidays in Juneau, Alaska. Decisions of the Petersburg District Ranger: Petersburg Pilot, published weekly in Petersburg, Alaska. Decisions of the Sitka District Ranger: Daily Sitlca Sentinel, published daily except Saturday, Sunday, and official holidays in Sitka, Alaska. Decisions of the Wrangell District Ranger: Wrangell Sentinel, published weekly in Wrangell, Alaska. Supplemental notices may be published in any newspaper, but the time frames for filing objections will be calculated based upon the date that legal notices are published in the newspapers of record listed in this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6503 Dated: January 15, 2016. Beth G. Pendleton, Regional Forester. [FR Doc. 2016–02361 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Idaho Panhandle Resource Advisory Committee; Meeting Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Idaho Panhandle Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is 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. Additional RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/minutes can be found at the following Web site: http:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/ipnf/ workingtogether/advisorycommittees. DATES: The meeting will be held March 11, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at the Idaho Panhandle National Forests Supervisor’s Office located at 3815 Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83815. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. 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 the Idaho Panhandle national Forests Supervisor’s Office in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shoshana Cooper, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 208–765–7211 or via email at smcooper@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 E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 25 (Monday, February 8, 2016)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service

[Docket No. FSIS-2015-0045]


Notice of Request To Renew an Approved Information Collection; 
Importation and Transportation of Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products

AGENCY: Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the Food Safety and 
Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing its intention to renew the 
approved information collection regarding the importation and 
transportation of meat, poultry, and egg products. The approval for 
this information collection will expire on May 31, 2016.

DATES: Submit comments on or before April 8, 2016.

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-2015-0045. Comments 
received in response to this docket will be made available for public 
inspection and posted without change, including any personal 
information, to http://www.regulations.gov.
    Docket: For access to background documents or comments received, go 
to

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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 6065, South Building, Washington, DC 
20250; (202) 720-5627.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Importation and Transportation of Meat, Poultry, and Egg 
Products.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-0094.
    Type of Request: Renewal of an approved information collection.
    Abstract: FSIS has been delegated the authority to exercise the 
functions of the Secretary of Agriculture (7 CFR 2.18, 2.53) as 
specified in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601, et 
seq.), the Poultry Products and Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451, 
et seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031, 
et seq.). FSIS protects the public by verifying that meat, poultry, and 
egg products are safe, wholesome, not adulterated, and correctly 
labeled.
    FSIS is planning to request a renewal of this approved information 
collection because it is due to expire on May 31, 2016. This 
information collection includes (1) foreign inspection certificates 
required by FSIS to export meat, poultry, and egg products to the 
United States (9 CFR 327.2 and 381.196); (2) documentation required by 
FSIS for official import establishments to pre-stamp imported product 
with the inspection legend before reinspection is complete (9 CFR 
327.10(d) and 381.204(f)); and (3) documentation required to transport 
meat and poultry shipments under seal (FSIS Form 7350-1, Request and 
Notice of Shipment of Sealed Meat and Poultry) (9 CFR 325.5).
    (1) Foreign countries that wish to export meat, poultry, and egg 
products to the United States must establish eligibility to do so by 
putting in place inspection systems are ``equivalent to'' the U.S. 
inspection system (9 CFR 327.2 and 381.196) and by annually certifying 
that they continue to do so. Meat, poultry, and egg products intended 
for importation into the U.S. must be accompanied by an inspection 
certificate signed by an official of the foreign government responsible 
for the inspection and certification of the product (9 CFR 327.4, 
381.197, and 590.915).
    (2) Import establishments that wish to pre-stamp imported product 
with the inspection legend before FSIS inspection is complete must 
submit a letter to FSIS that explains and requests approval for the 
establishment's pre-stamping procedure (9 CFR 327.10(d) and 
381.204(f)).
    (3) Unless accounted for in an establishment's HACCP plan, meat and 
poultry products that do not bear the mark of inspection and that are 
to be shipped from one official establishment to another for further 
processing must be transported under USDA seal to prevent such unmarked 
product from entering into commerce (9 CFR 325.5). To track product 
shipped under seal, FSIS requires the shipping establishment to 
complete FSIS Form 7350-1, which identifies the type, amount, and 
weight of the product.
    FSIS has made the following estimates on the basis of an 
information collection assessment.
    Estimate of Burden: FSIS estimates that it takes each respondent an 
average of 29.6 hours per year to complete the foreign inspection 
certificates, pre-stamp documentation, and documentation required to 
transport meat and poultry shipments.
    Respondents: Importers, establishments, foreign governments.
    Estimated No. of Respondents: 136.
    Estimated No. of Annual Responses per Respondent: 650.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 4,026 hours.
    Copies of this information collection assessment can be obtained 
from Gina Kouba, Paperwork Reduction Act Coordinator, Food Safety and 
Inspection Service, USDA, 1400 Independence SW., Room 6077, South 
Building, Washington, DC 20250, (202) 690-6510.
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of FSIS's 
functions, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of FSIS's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information, including 
through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques, or other forms of 
information technology. Comments may be sent to both FSIS, at the 
addresses provided above, and the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
Washington, DC 20253.
    Responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of 
public record.

Additional Public Notification

    Public awareness of all segments of rulemaking and policy 
development is important. Consequently, FSIS will announce this Federal 
Register publication on-line through the FSIS Web page located at: 
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/federal-register.
    FSIS also will make copies of this 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 our constituents and 
stakeholders. The Update is available on the FSIS Web page. Through the 
Web page, FSIS is able to provide information to a much broader, more 
diverse audience. In addition, FSIS offers an email 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/subscribe. Options range from recalls to export 
information, regulations, directives, and notices. Customers can add or 
delete subscriptions themselves, and have the option to password 
protect their accounts.

USDA Non-Discrimination 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.

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    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: February 2, 2016.
Alfred V. Almanza,
Acting Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2016-02326 Filed 2-5-16; 8:45 am]
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