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Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 63 / Tuesday, April 4, 2017 / Notices decrease and will be based on the number of PT samples analyzed by the laboratory throughout the year in order to maintain its program status. Form ST–212 (Alternate Payment Form) is an option applicant/approved laboratories may use to pay for participation in AMS LAPs. Interested parties can obtain a copy of the form (ST–212) by calling or writing to the point of contact listed above. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 10.94 hours per response. Respondents: Laboratories. Estimated Number of Respondents: 56. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 380. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 7. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 4,157.30. 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 completion of analyses related documentation; (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 Grace Vaillant, Laboratory Approval and Testing Division, Science and Technology, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 0272, Washington, DC 20250–0272; Phone 202–690–0621, Fax 202–720– 4631. 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 OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: March 30, 2017. Bruce Summers, Acting Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2017–06641 Filed 4–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:21 Apr 03, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request March 30, 2017. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments are requested regarding (1) whether the 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 burden 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 through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by May 4, 2017 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725—17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Sanitation SOP’s Pathogen Reduction/Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP). OMB Control Number: 0583–0103. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16335 Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601) and the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the public by verifying that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. FSIS has established requirements applicable to meat and poultry establishments designed to reduce the occurrence and numbers of pathogenic microorganisms on meat and poultry products, reduce the incidence of foodborne illness associated with the consumption of those products, and provide a new framework for modernization of the current system of meat and poultry inspection. Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect information to ensure that (1) establishments have developed and maintained an standard operating plan for sanitation that is used by inspection personnel in performing monitoring regulations; (2) establishments have developed written procedures outlining specimen collection and handling for E.coli process control verification testing; (3) establishments developed written HAACP plans; (4) establishments will keep records for measurements during slaughter and processing, corrective action, verification check results, and related activities that contain the identify of the product, the product code or slaughter production lot, and the date the record was made; (5) establishments may have prerequisite programs that are designed to provide the basic environmental and operating conditions necessary for the production of safe, wholesome food; and (6) establishment maintain and are able to supply upon request the following information concerning the suppliers of source materials; the name, point of contact, and phone number for the establishment supplying the source materials for the lot of ground beef sampled; and the supplier lot numbers, production dates, and other information that would be useful to know about suppliers. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 6,087. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; Other (daily). Total Burden Hours: 7,045,283. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Procedures for the Notification of New Technology. OMB Control Number: 0583–0127. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1 16336 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 63 / Tuesday, April 4, 2017 / Notices the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451 et seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031 et seq.). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the public by ensuring that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. FSIS established flexible procedures to actively encourage the development and use of new technologies in meat and poultry establishments and egg products plants. These procedures facilitate notification to the Agency of any new technology that is intended for use in meat and poultry establishments and egg products plants so that the Agency can decide whether the new technology requires a pre-use review. A pre-use review often includes an in-plant trail. Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect information to determine if a pre-use review is needed, FSIS will request that the firm submit a protocol for an in-plant trial of the new technology. The firm then must submit a protocol that is designed to collect relevant data to support the use of the new technology. To not collect this information would reduce the effectiveness of the meat, poultry, and egg products inspection program. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 210. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 12,800. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–06582 Filed 4–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2017–0016] Animal Disease Traceability System; Public Meetings Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: This is to inform the public of upcoming meetings regarding the Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) system. These regional meetings will let the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service hear from the public, particularly from the cattle and bison SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:21 Apr 03, 2017 Jkt 241001 sectors, about the successes and challenges of the current ADT framework and provide a venue for the exchange of ideas about ways to overcome these challenges and fill gaps in the existing system. DATES: The meetings will be held on April 11, 13, and 20 and May 2, 4, 11, and 24, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (local time) each day. We will accept written statements regarding the ADT system until May 31, 2017. ADDRESSES: The public meetings will be held in the following locations: • April 11: Tower Hotel Oklahoma City, 3233 Northwest Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK. • April 13: USDA Center at Riverside, 4700 River Road, Riverdale, MD. • April 20: Renaissance Nashville Hotel, 611 Commerce Street, Nashville, TN. • May 2: Embassy Suites Minneapolis Airport, 7901 34th Avenue South, Bloomington, MN. • May 4: Doubletree by Hilton Denver, 3203 Quebec Street, Denver, CO. • May 11: Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova, 11211 Point East Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA. • May 24: Hilton Garden Inn Billings, 2465 Grant Road, Billings, MT. You may also submit written statements using one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2017-0016. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2017–0016, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road, Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sunny Geiser-Novotny, Cattle Health Staff/ADT Veterinarian, Surveillance, Preparedness, and Response Services, VS, APHIS, 2150 Centre Avenue, Building B, Mailstop 3E13, Room 3E97, Fort Collins, CO 80526, (970) 494–7372. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) plans to hold public meetings to receive input, particularly from the cattle and bison sectors, on enhancing the current Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) system. The original ADT framework, as described in the January 6, 2013, final rule 1 establishing the program, provided specific performance requirements for an intentionally flexible ADT system. This let States and individual producers use 1 See https://www.regulations.gov/ docket?D=APHIS-2009-0091. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 personally efficient methods to meet requirements to move their livestock between States. These meetings will let APHIS hear from the public about the successes and challenges of the current ADT framework and let attendees brainstorm ideas about overcoming these challenges and finding ways to fill gaps in the existing system. Although APHIS is especially interested during these sessions to hear from cattle and bison industry members, we welcome participation from all members of the public. Each meeting will start with an overview of the basic principles of ADT and progress made to date given by APHIS employees and a panel of State and industry representatives. A comment/question and answer session will follow. After a break for lunch, attendees will split off into breakout sessions to discuss challenge areas and come up with solutions. The entire group will reconvene to receive the highlights of the breakout sessions, and the meeting will end after some discussion of next steps and closing remarks. If you are planning to attend a meeting, we ask that you register in advance by visiting http:// www.aphis.usda.gov/animal-health/adtmeeting-registrations. Same-day registration will also be available at each meeting site. If you require special accommodations, such as a sign language interpreter, please call or write the individual listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Written statements about the current ADT system may be filed at the meetings or by using one of the methods described under ADDRESSES above. For the April 13, 2017, meeting in Riverdale, MD, picture identification will be required to gain access to the USDA Center at Riverside. Free parking is available next to the building. The nearest Metro station is the College Park station on the Green Line, which is within walking distance (about 2⁄3 of a mile). For the May 4, 2017, meeting in Denver, CO, there will be a free hotel shuttle to and from Denver International Airport. Done in Washington, DC, this 30th day of March 2017. Jere L. Dick, Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2017–06639 Filed 4–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

March 30, 2017.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
are requested regarding (1) whether the 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 burden 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 through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by May 4, 
2017 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 
725--17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged 
to submit their comments to OMB via email to: 
OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental 
Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-
7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-
8958.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Sanitation SOP's Pathogen Reduction/Hazard Analysis and 
Critical Control Point (HACCP).
    OMB Control Number: 0583-0103.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of 
the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 
U.S.C. 601) and the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 
451). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the public by verifying 
that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and 
properly labeled and packaged. FSIS has established requirements 
applicable to meat and poultry establishments designed to reduce the 
occurrence and numbers of pathogenic microorganisms on meat and poultry 
products, reduce the incidence of foodborne illness associated with the 
consumption of those products, and provide a new framework for 
modernization of the current system of meat and poultry inspection.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect information to 
ensure that (1) establishments have developed and maintained an 
standard operating plan for sanitation that is used by inspection 
personnel in performing monitoring regulations; (2) establishments have 
developed written procedures outlining specimen collection and handling 
for E.coli process control verification testing; (3) establishments 
developed written HAACP plans; (4) establishments will keep records for 
measurements during slaughter and processing, corrective action, 
verification check results, and related activities that contain the 
identify of the product, the product code or slaughter production lot, 
and the date the record was made; (5) establishments may have 
prerequisite programs that are designed to provide the basic 
environmental and operating conditions necessary for the production of 
safe, wholesome food; and (6) establishment maintain and are able to 
supply upon request the following information concerning the suppliers 
of source materials; the name, point of contact, and phone number for 
the establishment supplying the source materials for the lot of ground 
beef sampled; and the supplier lot numbers, production dates, and other 
information that would be useful to know about suppliers.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 6,087.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; 
Other (daily).
    Total Burden Hours: 7,045,283.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Procedures for the Notification of New Technology.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-0127.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise

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the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat 
Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), the Poultry Products 
Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451 et seq.), and the Egg Products 
Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031 et seq.). These statutes mandate 
that FSIS protect the public by ensuring that meat and poultry products 
are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. 
FSIS established flexible procedures to actively encourage the 
development and use of new technologies in meat and poultry 
establishments and egg products plants. These procedures facilitate 
notification to the Agency of any new technology that is intended for 
use in meat and poultry establishments and egg products plants so that 
the Agency can decide whether the new technology requires a pre-use 
review. A pre-use review often includes an in-plant trail.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect information to 
determine if a pre-use review is needed, FSIS will request that the 
firm submit a protocol for an in-plant trial of the new technology. The 
firm then must submit a protocol that is designed to collect relevant 
data to support the use of the new technology. To not collect this 
information would reduce the effectiveness of the meat, poultry, and 
egg products inspection program.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 210.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 12,800.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-06582 Filed 4-3-17; 8:45 am]
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