Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene, 62702-62704 [2016-21890]

Download as PDF 62702 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 176 / Monday, September 12, 2016 / Notices number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per response.) All 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. Done in Washington, DC, this 6th day of September 2016. Jere L. Dick, Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2016–21840 Filed 9–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Commodity Credit Corporation Farm Service Agency Information Collection Request; Application for Payment of Amounts Due Persons Who Have Died, Disappeared, or Have Been Declared Incompetent Commodity Credit Corporation and Farm Service Agency, USDA. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) are requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension of a currently approved information collection. CCC and FSA use the information to determine whether representatives or survivors of a producer are entitled to receive payments earned by a producer who dies, disappears, or is declared incompetent before receiving payments or other disbursements. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by November 14, 2016. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include date, volume, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Joe Lewis Jr., Agricultural Program Specialist, USDA, FSA STOP 0572, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–0572. You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may be requested by contacting Joe Lewis Jr. at the above address. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:40 Sep 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Lewis Jr., (202) 720–0795. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Payment of Amounts Due Persons Who Have Died, Disappeared, or Have Been Declared Incompetent. OMB Control Number: 0560–0026. Expiration Date: December 31, 2016. Type of Request: Extension. Abstract: Persons desiring to claim payments earned, but not yet paid to a person who has died, disappeared, or has been declared incompetent must complete form FSA–325, Application for Payment of Amounts Due Persons Who Have Died, Disappeared, or Have Been Declared Incompetent. This information required by form FSA–325 is used by FSA county office employees to document the relationship of heirs, beneficiaries, or others who claim payment that was earned, but not yet paid to the person who died, disappeared, or who has been declared incompetent, and to determine the share and order of precedence for disbursing payments to such persons. Information is obtained only when a person claims that they are due a payment that was earned, but not paid to a producer that has died, disappeared, or has been declared incompetent, and documentation is needed to determine if any individuals are entitled to receive such payments or disbursements. The formula used to calculate the total burden hours is the estimated average time per response times total annual responses. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.5 hours per response. The average travel time, which is included in the total annual burden, is estimated to be 1 hour per respondent. Respondents: Producers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 2,000. Estimated Average Time per Responses: 1.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours on Respondents: 3,000. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection to help us to: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of FSA, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of FSA’s estimate of burden including the PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (4) 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. All responses to this notice, including name and addresses when provided, will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Val Dolcini, Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation, and Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 2016–21654 Filed 9–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service [Docket No. FSIS–2016–0029] Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting and request for comments. AGENCY: The Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), are sponsoring a public meeting on October 11, 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 to be discussed at the 48th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), taking place in Los Angeles, CA, November 7–11, 2016. The Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety and the FDA recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 48th Session of the CCFH and to address items on the agenda. DATES: The public meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 11, 2016, from 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will take place at the USDA, Jamie L. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 176 / Monday, September 12, 2016 / Notices Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 107–A, Washington, DC 20250. Documents related to the 48th Session of the CCFH will be accessible via the Internet at the following address: http:// www.codexalimentarius.org/meetingsreports/en/. Jenny Scott, U.S. Delegate to the 48th Session of the CCFH, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address Jenny.Scott@ fda.hhs.gov. Call–in–Number: If you wish to participate in the public meeting for the 48th Session of the CCFH by conference call, please use the call-in-number listed. Call-in-Number: 1–888–844–9904 The participant code will be posted on the following Web page: http:// www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/ topics/international-affairs/us-codexalimentarius/public-meetings. Registration: Attendees may register to attend the public meeting by emailing barbara.mcniff@fsis.usda.gov by October 5, 2016. Early registration is encouraged as it will expedite entry into the building. The meeting will take place in a Federal building. Attendees should bring photo identification and plan for adequate time to pass through security screening systems. Attendees that are not able to attend the meeting in person, but wish to participate may do so by phone. Codex seeks to protect the health of consumers and ensure fair practices are used in the food trade. The CCFH is responsible for: (a) Drafting basic provisions on food hygiene applicable to all food; (b) Considering, amending if necessary, and endorsing provisions on hygiene prepared by Codex commodity committees and contained in Codex commodity standards; (c) Considering, amending if necessary, and endorsing provisions on hygiene prepared by Codex commodity committees and contained in Codex codes of practice unless, in specific cases, the Commission has decided otherwise; (d) Drafting provisions on hygiene applicable to specific food items or food groups, whether coming within the terms of reference of a Codex commodity committee or not; (e) Considering specific hygiene problems assigned to it by the Commission; (f) Suggesting and prioritizing topics on which there is a need for microbiological risk assessment at the international level and developing questions to be addressed by the risk assessors; and (g) Considering microbiological risk management matters in relation to food hygiene, including food irradiation, and in relation to the risk assessment of FAO and WHO. The CCFH is hosted by the United States. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE 48TH SESSION OF THE CCFH CONTACT: Issues To Be Discussed at the Public Meeting The following items on the Agenda for the 48th Session of the CCFH will be discussed during the public meeting: • Matters referred by Codex or other Codex Subsidiary Bodies to the Food Hygiene Committee. • Matters arising from the work of the FAO, WHO, and Other International Intergovernmental Organizations: (a) Progress report on the Joint FAO/ WHO expert meeting on Microbiological Risk Assessment and Related Matters. (b) Information from the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). • Proposed draft revision of the General Principles of Food Hygiene and its HACCP Annex at Step 4. • Proposed draft revision of the Code of Hygienic Practice for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables at Step 4. • Proposed draft Guidance on the Histamine control and sampling plans for histamine at Step 4. • Proposal to merge all guidance for control of foodborne parasites: Guideline on the Application of General Principles of Food Hygiene to the Control of Food Parasites. Jenny Scott, Senior Advisor, Office of Food Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, HFS–300, Room 3B–014, College Park, MD 20740–3835, Telephone: (240) 402–2166, Fax: (202) 436–2632, Email: Jenny.Scott@ fda.hhs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE PUBLIC MEETING CONTACT: Barbara sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 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 Codex was established in 1963 by two United Nations organizations, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Through adoption of food standards, codes of practice, and other guidelines developed by its committees, and by promoting their adoption and implementation by governments, the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:40 Sep 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62703 • Other business and future. (a) New Work/Forward Work Plan. 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 October 11, 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 48th Session of the CCFH, Jenny Scott (see ADDRESSES). Written comments should state that they relate to the activities of the 48th Session of the CCFH. 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. 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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 September 7, 2016. Paulo Ameida, Acting U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius. [FR Doc. 2016–21890 Filed 9–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Nicolet Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Nicolet Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Crandon, Wisconsin. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (Pub. L. 110–343) (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. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to review and approve project submissions. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The meeting will be held Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:30 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. DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:40 Sep 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 The meeting will be held at the Forest County Courthouse, County Boardroom, 200 East Madison Street, Crandon, Wisconsin. 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 Laona Ranger District. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. Dated: September 6, 2016. Linda Riddle, Forest Supervisor. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ACTION: ADDRESSES: Penny K. McLaughlin, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 715–362–1381 or via email at pmclaughlin@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 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. Please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting the person listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/minutes can be found at the following Web site: http://cloudappsusda-gov.force.com/FSSRS/RAC_ page?id=001t0000002Jcw2AAColet. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by September 19, 2016 to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Penny K. McLaughlin, RAC Coordinator, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Supervisor’s Office, 500 Hanson Lake Road, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501; by email to pmclaughlin@fs.fed.us or via facsimile to 715–369–8859. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2016–21832 Filed 9–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council Forest Service, USDA. Renewal of the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture renewed the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (Council). In accordance with provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the Council was renewed to continue (1) developing a National Urban and Community Forestry action plan in accordance with section 9(g)(3)(A–F) of the Act; (2) evaluating the implementation of the plan; (3) developing criteria; and (4) submitting recommendations for the Forest Service’s National Urban and Community Forestry Cost-share Grant Program as required by section 9(f)(1–2) of the Act. The Council is necessary and in the public’s interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Stremple, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, State and Private Forestry, Cooperative Forestry, Yates Building, 3NW, Mail Stop 1151, 201 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20250, or by telephone at 202–205–7829. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service

[Docket No. FSIS-2016-0029]


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

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration 
(FDA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), are 
sponsoring a public meeting on October 11, 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 to be discussed 
at the 48th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH) of 
the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), taking place in Los Angeles, 
CA, November 7-11, 2016. The Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety and 
the FDA recognize the importance of providing interested parties the 
opportunity to obtain background information on the 48th Session of the 
CCFH and to address items on the agenda.

DATES: The public meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 
from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will take place at the USDA, Jamie L.

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Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 107-A, Washington, 
DC 20250.
    Documents related to the 48th Session of the CCFH will be 
accessible via the Internet at the following address: http://www.codexalimentarius.org/meetings-reports/en/.
    Jenny Scott, U.S. Delegate to the 48th Session of the CCFH, invites 
U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the 
following email address Jenny.Scott@fda.hhs.gov.
    Call-in-Number: If you wish to participate in the public meeting 
for the 48th Session of the CCFH by conference call, please use the 
call-in-number listed.

Call-in-Number: 1-888-844-9904

    The participant code will be posted on the following Web page: 
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/international-affairs/us-codex-alimentarius/public-meetings.
    Registration: Attendees may register to attend the public meeting 
by emailing barbara.mcniff@fsis.usda.gov by October 5, 2016. Early 
registration is encouraged as it will expedite entry into the building. 
The meeting will take place in a Federal building. Attendees should 
bring photo identification and plan for adequate time to pass through 
security screening systems. Attendees that are not able to attend the 
meeting in person, but wish to participate may do so by phone.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE 48th SESSION OF THE CCFH CONTACT: 
Jenny Scott, Senior Advisor, Office of Food Safety, Center for Food 
Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 5100 
Paint Branch Parkway, HFS-300, Room 3B-014, College Park, MD 20740-
3835, Telephone: (240) 402-2166, Fax: (202) 436-2632, Email: 
Jenny.Scott@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

    Codex was established in 1963 by two United Nations organizations, 
the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health 
Organization (WHO). Through adoption of food standards, codes of 
practice, and other guidelines developed by its committees, and by 
promoting their adoption and implementation by governments, the Codex 
seeks to protect the health of consumers and ensure fair practices are 
used in the food trade.
    The CCFH is responsible for:
    (a) Drafting basic provisions on food hygiene applicable to all 
food;
    (b) Considering, amending if necessary, and endorsing provisions on 
hygiene prepared by Codex commodity committees and contained in Codex 
commodity standards;
    (c) Considering, amending if necessary, and endorsing provisions on 
hygiene prepared by Codex commodity committees and contained in Codex 
codes of practice unless, in specific cases, the Commission has decided 
otherwise;
    (d) Drafting provisions on hygiene applicable to specific food 
items or food groups, whether coming within the terms of reference of a 
Codex commodity committee or not;
    (e) Considering specific hygiene problems assigned to it by the 
Commission;
    (f) Suggesting and prioritizing topics on which there is a need for 
microbiological risk assessment at the international level and 
developing questions to be addressed by the risk assessors; and
    (g) Considering microbiological risk management matters in relation 
to food hygiene, including food irradiation, and in relation to the 
risk assessment of FAO and WHO.
    The CCFH is hosted by the United States.

Issues To Be Discussed at the Public Meeting

    The following items on the Agenda for the 48th Session of the CCFH 
will be discussed during the public meeting:
     Matters referred by Codex or other Codex Subsidiary Bodies 
to the Food Hygiene Committee.
     Matters arising from the work of the FAO, WHO, and Other 
International Intergovernmental Organizations:
    (a) Progress report on the Joint FAO/WHO expert meeting on 
Microbiological Risk Assessment and Related Matters.
    (b) Information from the World Organization for Animal Health 
(OIE).
     Proposed draft revision of the General Principles of Food 
Hygiene and its HACCP Annex at Step 4.
     Proposed draft revision of the Code of Hygienic Practice 
for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables at Step 4.
     Proposed draft Guidance on the Histamine control and 
sampling plans for histamine at Step 4.
     Proposal to merge all guidance for control of foodborne 
parasites: Guideline on the Application of General Principles of Food 
Hygiene to the Control of Food Parasites.
     Other business and future.
    (a) New Work/Forward Work Plan.
    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 October 11, 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 48th Session of the CCFH, Jenny Scott (see ADDRESSES). Written 
comments should state that they relate to the activities of the 48th 
Session of the CCFH.

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

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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 September 7, 2016.
Paulo Ameida,
Acting U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius.
[FR Doc. 2016-21890 Filed 9-9-16; 8:45 am]
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