National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection, 42630-42631 [2016-15550]

Download as PDF 42630 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 126 / Thursday, June 30, 2016 / Notices Issues To Be Discussed at the Public Meeting The following items on the Agenda for the 28th Session of the CCPFV will be discussed during the public meeting: • Matters referred to the Committee by Codex and its subsidiary bodies; • Proposed draft Annex on canned pineapples (for inclusion in the Standard for Certain Canned Fruits (CODEX STAN 319–2015) (Step 4); • Proposed draft Annexes on quick frozen vegetables (for inclusion in the Standard for Quick Frozen Vegetables (CODEX STAN 320–2015) (Step 4) and methods of analysis for quick frozen vegetables (for inclusion in Section 11— Methods of Analysis and Sampling of CODEX STAN 320–2015); • Discussion paper on standardization of dry and dried produce; • Food additive provisions in Codex standards for processed fruits and vegetables (canned chestnuts and canned chestnut puree and pickled fruits and vegetables); and • Status of work on the revision of Codex standards for processed fruits and vegetables. Each issue listed will be fully described in documents distributed, or to be distributed, by the Secretariat before the Meeting. Members of the public may access or request copies of these documents (see ADDRESSES). Public Meeting At the August 1, 2016, public meeting, draft U.S. positions on the agenda items will be described and discussed, and attendees will have the opportunity to pose questions and offer comments. Written comments may be offered at the meeting or sent to the U.S. Delegate for the 28th Session of the CCPFV, Dorian LaFond (see ADDRESSES). Written comments should state that they relate to the activities of the 28th Session of the CCPFV. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:01 Jun 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 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. Fax: (202) 690–7442. E-mail: 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 27, 2016. Paulo Almeida, Acting U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius. [FR Doc. 2016–15599 Filed 6–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service [Docket No. FSIS–2016–0022] National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection Food Safety and Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture. ACTION: Notice of the Renewal of the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture intends to renew the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI). The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of Agriculture concerning State and Federal programs with respect to meat, poultry and processed egg products inspection, food safety, and other matters that fall within the scope of the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA). For Further Information about the NACMPI Contact: Ms. Natasha Williams, Program Specialist, Designated Federal Officer, Outreach and Partnership Division, Office of Outreach, Employee Education and Training, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Patriot Plaza III Building, 355 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20024; Telephone: (202) 690–6531; Fax: (202) 690–6519; Email: Natasha.Williams@ fsis.usda.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Agriculture intends to renew the NACMPI for two years. The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary on meat and poultry inspection programs, pursuant to sections 7(c), 24, 301(a)(3), and 301(c) of the Federal Meat Inspection Act, 21 U.S.C. 607(c), 624, 645, 661(a)(3), and 661(c), and to sections 5(a)(3), 5(c), 8(b), and 11(e) of the Poultry Products Inspection Act, 21 U.S.C. 454(a)(3), 454(c), 457(b), and 460(e). A copy of the current charter and other information about the committee can be found at http://www.fsis.usda. gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/regulations/ advisory-committees/nacmpi. Additional Public Notification Public awareness of all segments of rulemaking and policy development is Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 126 / Thursday, June 30, 2016 / Notices 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 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. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 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). VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:01 Jun 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 Done at Washington, DC, on June 27, 2016. Alfred V. Almanza, Acting Administrator. [FR Doc. 2016–15550 Filed 6–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service [Docket No. FSIS–2016–0012] International Standard-Setting Activities Office of Food Safety, USDA. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice informs the public of the sanitary and phytosanitary standard-setting activities of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), in accordance with section 491 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979, as amended, and the Uruguay Round Agreements Act. This notice also provides a list of other standard-setting activities of Codex, including commodity standards, guidelines, codes of practice, and revised texts. This notice, which covers Codex activities during the time periods from June 1, 2015, to May 31, 2016, and June 1, 2016, to May 31, 2017, seeks comments on standards under consideration and recommendations for new standards. ADDRESSES: FSIS invites interested persons to submit their 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 the Web site for submitting comments. • Mail, including CD–ROMs, etc.: Mail to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), FSIS, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Mailstop 3782, Room 8–163B, Washington, DC 20250–3700. • Hand- or courier-delivered items: Deliver to OPPD, RIMS, Docket Clearance Unit, Patriots Plaza 3, 355 E Street SW., Room 8–164, Washington, DC 20250–3700. Instructions: All items submitted by mail or email are to include the Agency name and docket number FSIS–2016– 0012. 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42631 Please state that your comments refer to Codex and, if your comments relate to specific Codex committees, please identify the committee(s) in your comments and submit a copy of your comments to the delegate from that particular committee. Docket: For access to background documents or comments received, visit 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. A complete list of U.S. delegates and alternate delegates can be found in Attachment 2 of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Frances Lowe, United States Manager for Codex Alimentarius, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Food Safety, South Agriculture Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 4861, Washington, DC 20250–3700; Telephone: (202) 205– 7760; Fax: (202) 720–3157; Email: USCodex@fsis.usda.gov. For information pertaining to particular committees, contact the delegate of that committee. Documents pertaining to Codex and specific committee agendas are accessible via the Internet at http://www.codex alimentarius.org/meetings-reports/en/. The U.S. Codex Office also maintains a Web site at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/ wps/portal/fsis/topics/internationalaffairs/us-codex-alimentarius. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The World Trade Organization (WTO) was established on January 1, 1995, as the common international institutional framework for the conduct of trade relations among its members in matters related to the Uruguay Round Trade Agreements. The WTO is the successor organization to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). United States membership in the WTO was approved and the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (Uruguay Round Agreements) was signed into law by the President on December 8, 1994, Public Law 103–465, 108 Stat. 4809. The Uruguay Round Agreements became effective, with respect to the United States, on January 1, 1995. The Uruguay Round Agreements amended the Trade Agreements Act of 1979. Pursuant to section 491 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979, as amended, the President is required to designate an agency to be ‘‘responsible for informing the public of the sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standard-setting activities of each international standard-setting organization’’ (19 U.S.C. 2578). The E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 126 (Thursday, June 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service

[Docket No. FSIS-2016-0022]


National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection

AGENCY: Food Safety and Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture.

ACTION: Notice of the Renewal of the U.S. Department of Agriculture 
National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture intends to renew the 
National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI). 
The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of 
Agriculture concerning State and Federal programs with respect to meat, 
poultry and processed egg products inspection, food safety, and other 
matters that fall within the scope of the Federal Meat Inspection Act 
(FMIA), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA), and the Egg 
Products Inspection Act (EPIA).
    For Further Information about the NACMPI Contact: Ms. Natasha 
Williams, Program Specialist, Designated Federal Officer, Outreach and 
Partnership Division, Office of Outreach, Employee Education and 
Training, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Patriot Plaza III 
Building, 355 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20024; Telephone: (202) 690-
6531; Fax: (202) 690-6519; Email: Natasha.Williams@fsis.usda.gov

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 
U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Agriculture 
intends to renew the NACMPI for two years. The Committee provides 
advice and recommendations to the Secretary on meat and poultry 
inspection programs, pursuant to sections 7(c), 24, 301(a)(3), and 
301(c) of the Federal Meat Inspection Act, 21 U.S.C. 607(c), 624, 645, 
661(a)(3), and 661(c), and to sections 5(a)(3), 5(c), 8(b), and 11(e) 
of the Poultry Products Inspection Act, 21 U.S.C. 454(a)(3), 454(c), 
457(b), and 460(e).
    A copy of the current charter and other information about the 
committee can be found at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/regulations/advisory-committees/nacmpi.

Additional Public Notification

    Public awareness of all segments of rulemaking and policy 
development is

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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 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 27, 2016.
Alfred V. Almanza,
Acting Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2016-15550 Filed 6-29-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-DM-P