Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 24937 [2017-11158]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 31, 2017 / Notices dissemination within the United States. As authorized by the PPA, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regulates the importation of fruits and vegetables into the United States from certain parts of the world as provided in ‘‘Subpart—Fruits and Vegetables’’ (7 CFR 319.56–1 through 319.56–76). APHIS regulations allow, under certain conditions, the importation into the United States of commercial consignments of jackfruit, pineapple, and starfruit from Malaysia. Need and Use of the Information: The condition for the importation of fruit from Malaysia include requirements for: (1) Irradiation treatment for insect pests, (2) inspection, and (3) importation of commercial consignments. The fruit will also be required to be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the National Plant Protection Organization of Malaysia with a commodity specific additional declaration confirming that the fruit has been produced in accordance with the requirements. APHIS uses the collected information to verify that jackfruit, pineapple, and starfruit from Malaysia are grown in production areas that are registered and monitored by the NPPO of Malaysia and to verify that consignments have been treated with irradiation. Description of Respondents: Business or other for profit; Federal Government. Number of Respondents: 86. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 170. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–11108 Filed 5–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES May 25, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:54 May 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 June 30, 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: In-Home Food Safety Behaviors and Consumer Education: Annual Observational Study OMB Control Number: 0583—New. Summary of Collection: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (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 the Poultry Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 453, et seq., 601 et. seq.) FSIS protects the public by verifying that meat, poultry, and processed egg products are wholesome; not adulterated; and properly marked, labeled, and packaged. USDA FSIS’ Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Education (OPACE) ensures that all segments of the farm-to-table chain receive valuable food safety information. The consumer education programs developed by OPACE’s Food Safety Education Staff inform the public on how to safely handle, prepare, and store meat, poultry, and egg products to minimize incidence or foodborne illness. To inform the development of food safety communication products and to evaluate public health education PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24937 and communication activities, FSIS is requesting approval for a new information collection to conduct observational studies using an experimental design. Need and Use of the Information: The observational studies will help FSIS assess adherence to the four recommended food safety behaviors of clean, separate, cook, and chill; determine whether food safety messaging focused on those behaviors affects consumer food safety handing behaviors; and determine whether consumers introduce crosscontamination during food preparation. The results of this research will be used to enhance messaging and accompanying materials to improve food safety behaviors of consumers. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 2,499. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 2,950. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–11158 Filed 5–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Florida National Forests Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Florida National Forests Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Tallahassee, Florida. 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 the Act. RAC information can be found at the following Web site: http://www.fs.usda. gov/florida. DATES: The meeting will be held on June 29, 2017, at 3:00 p.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 Forest Supervisor’s Office, 325 John ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 103 (Wednesday, May 31, 2017)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

May 25, 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 June 30, 
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: In-Home Food Safety Behaviors and Consumer Education: Annual 
Observational Study
    OMB Control Number: 0583--New.
    Summary of Collection: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) 
Food Safety and Inspection Service (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 the 
Poultry Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 453, et seq., 601 et. seq.) 
FSIS protects the public by verifying that meat, poultry, and processed 
egg products are wholesome; not adulterated; and properly marked, 
labeled, and packaged. USDA FSIS' Office of Public Affairs and Consumer 
Education (OPACE) ensures that all segments of the farm-to-table chain 
receive valuable food safety information. The consumer education 
programs developed by OPACE's Food Safety Education Staff inform the 
public on how to safely handle, prepare, and store meat, poultry, and 
egg products to minimize incidence or foodborne illness. To inform the 
development of food safety communication products and to evaluate 
public health education and communication activities, FSIS is 
requesting approval for a new information collection to conduct 
observational studies using an experimental design.
    Need and Use of the Information: The observational studies will 
help FSIS assess adherence to the four recommended food safety 
behaviors of clean, separate, cook, and chill; determine whether food 
safety messaging focused on those behaviors affects consumer food 
safety handing behaviors; and determine whether consumers introduce 
cross-contamination during food preparation. The results of this 
research will be used to enhance messaging and accompanying materials 
to improve food safety behaviors of consumers.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 2,499.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 2,950.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-11158 Filed 5-30-17; 8:45 am]
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