Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Food Labeling, 15499-15500 [2016-06484]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 56 / Wednesday, March 23, 2016 / Notices Comments on this notice must be received by May 23, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Office of the Chief Financial Officer invites interested persons to submit comments on this notice. 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 U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Fiscal Policy Division, Room 3417, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250. • Hand- or courier-delivered submittals: Deliver to Aaron Prose, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Fiscal Policy Division, Room 3417, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250. Instructions: All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must include the Agency name, Office of the Chief Financial Officer. 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 the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Room 3417, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–3700 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aaron Prose, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Fiscal Policy Division, Room 3417, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the intention of Office of the Chief Financial Officer to request approval for an extension and revision of a currently approved collection. Title: Supplier Credit Audit Recovery. OMB Number: 0505–0026. Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2016. Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Department of Agriculture (USDA) believes that there jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:26 Mar 22, 2016 Jkt 238001 15499 are many program recipients and service providers who may be carrying a credit balance in their financial records due to possible overpayments. Three years ago, the USDA implemented a Supplier Credit Recovery Audit Program. The Supplier Credit Recovery Audit contractor sends out a letter to USDA vendors on an annual basis requesting account and payment information as to whether the vendor currently has a credit on their books due back to the USDA. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 2 hours per response. Respondents: Vendors, contractors, program recipients, and any entity receiving funds from USDA. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,299. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 24,598 hours. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Aaron Prose, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Fiscal Policy Division, Room 3417, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250. All comments received will be available for public inspection during regular business hours at the same address. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for the Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Peggy Javery, Director, Fiscal Policy Division. Office of Nutrition, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, FDA, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway (HFS–800), [FR Doc. 2016–06517 Filed 3–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Food Safety and Inspection Service [Docket No. FSIS–2016–0003] Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Food Labeling Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting; date change. AGENCY: This document announces a change to the date of the public meeting on the Codex Committee on Food Labeling that was announced in the Federal Register of February 26, 2016. The Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will convene the public meeting on April 21, 2016. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States (U.S.) positions that will be discussed at the 43rd Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labeling (CCFL) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), taking place in Ottawa, Canada May 9– 13, 2016. DATES: The public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 21, 2016, from 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will take place at the Harvey W. Wiley Federal Building, FDA, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, Room 1A–003, College Park, MD 20740. Documents related to the 43rd Session of the CCFL will be accessible via the Internet at the following address: http:// www.codexalimentarius.org/meetingsreports/en/. Felicia Billingslea, U.S. Delegate to the 43rd Session of the CCFL, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: ccfl@ fda.hhs.gov. CALL IN NUMBER: If you wish to participate in the public meeting for the 43rd Session of the CCFL by conference call, please use the call-in-number and participant code that will be posted on the Web page below: http:// www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/ topics/international-affairs/us-codexalimentarius/public-meetings. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE 43RD SESSION OF THE CCFL CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1 15500 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 56 / Wednesday, March 23, 2016 / Notices College Park, MD 20740, Email: ccfl@ fda.hhs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE PUBLIC MEETING CONTACT: Barbara McNiff, U.S. Codex Office, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 4861, Washington, DC 20250, Telephone: (202) 690–4719, Fax: (202) 720–3157, Email: Barbara.McNiff@fsis.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In the notice, Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Food Labeling, beginning on page 9804 in the issue of Friday, February 26, 2016, the Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that the public meeting for the 43rd Session of the CCFL would take place on April 13, 2016. Because of changes in the Codex meeting schedule, the public meeting date needs to be changed to April 21, 2016, so that the required staff could be present to manage the public meeting. Additional Public Notification jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:26 Mar 22, 2016 Jkt 238001 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, Email: program.intake@usda.gov, Fax: (202) 690–7442. 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). Mary Frances Lowe, U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius. [FR Doc. 2016–06484 Filed 3–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service [Docket No. FSIS–2016–0007] Notice of Request To Renew an Approved Information Collection (Registration Requirements) 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 business registration requirements. The approval for this information collection will expire on July 31, 2016. DATES: Submit comments on or before May 23, 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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: Registration Requirements. OMB Control Number: 0583–0128. 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.) and the Poultry Products and Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451, et seq.). FSIS protects the public by verifying that meat and poultry 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 July 31, 2016. There are no changes to the existing information collection except a revision to add Fish of the Order Siluriformes to the FSIS Form 5020–1. This will result in the addition of 100 estimated burden hours. Provisions of the FMIA (21 U.S.C. 643) and the PPIA (21 U.S.C. 460 (c)) prohibit any person, firm, or corporation E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 56 (Wednesday, March 23, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service

[Docket No. FSIS-2016-0003]


Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on 
Food Labeling

AGENCY: Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting; date change.

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SUMMARY: This document announces a change to the date of the public 
meeting on the Codex Committee on Food Labeling that was announced in 
the Federal Register of February 26, 2016. The Office of the Deputy 
Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 
and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will convene the public 
meeting on April 21, 2016. The objective of the public meeting is to 
provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and 
draft United States (U.S.) positions that will be discussed at the 43rd 
Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labeling (CCFL) of the Codex 
Alimentarius Commission (Codex), taking place in Ottawa, Canada May 9-
13, 2016.

DATES: The public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 21, 2016, 
from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will take place at the Harvey W. Wiley 
Federal Building, FDA, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, Room 1A-003, College 
Park, MD 20740.
    Documents related to the 43rd Session of the CCFL will be 
accessible via the Internet at the following address: http://www.codexalimentarius.org/meetings-reports/en/.
    Felicia Billingslea, U.S. Delegate to the 43rd Session of the CCFL, 
invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically 
to the following email address: ccfl@fda.hhs.gov.
CALL IN NUMBER: If you wish to participate in the public meeting for 
the 43rd Session of the CCFL by conference call, please use the call-
in-number and participant code that will be posted on the Web page 
below: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/international-affairs/us-codex-alimentarius/public-meetings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE 43rd Session of the CCFL CONTACT: 
Office of Nutrition, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements, Center for Food 
Safety and Applied Nutrition, FDA, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway (HFS-800),

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College Park, MD 20740, Email: ccfl@fda.hhs.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE PUBLIC MEETING CONTACT: Barbara 
McNiff, U.S. Codex Office, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 4861, 
Washington, DC 20250, Telephone: (202) 690-4719, Fax: (202) 720-3157, 
Email: Barbara.McNiff@fsis.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In the notice, Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex 
Committee on Food Labeling, beginning on page 9804 in the issue of 
Friday, February 26, 2016, the Food Safety and Inspection Service 
announced that the public meeting for the 43rd Session of the CCFL 
would take place on April 13, 2016. Because of changes in the Codex 
meeting schedule, the public meeting date needs to be changed to April 
21, 2016, so that the required staff could be present to manage the 
public meeting.

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, 
Email: program.intake@usda.gov, Fax: (202) 690-7442.
    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).

Mary Frances Lowe,
U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius.
[FR Doc. 2016-06484 Filed 3-22-16; 8:45 am]
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