United States Standards for Lentils, 74664 [2020-25809]

Download as PDF 74664 Notices Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 226 Monday, November 23, 2020 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc No. AMS–FGIS–20–0066] United States Standards for Lentils Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1621–1627. Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Reopening of comment period. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the comment period for a notice for comment published in the Federal Register on September 29, 2020 is reopened. The publication invited comments on the revision to the method of interpretation for determining the special grade ‘‘Green,’’ as it pertains to the class ‘‘Lentils,’’ under the authority of the AMA. DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published on September 29, 2020 at 85 FR 60956 is reopened. Comments are due by December 23, 2020. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit written comments via the internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments should refer to the date and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. All comments submitted in response to the notice, including the identity of individuals or entities submitting comments, will be made available to the public on the internet via http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Loren Almond, USDA AMS; Telephone: (816) 891–0422; Email: Loren.L.Almond@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 29, 2020, AMS published a notice seeking comment on a proposal to amend the U.S. Standards for Lentils as well as the Pea and Lentil Inspection Handbook. The proposal would revise the special grade ‘‘Green,’’ as it pertains to the class ‘‘Lentils,’’ by revising the definition to state, ‘‘Clear seeded (green) lentils possessing a natural, uniformly SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Nov 20, 2020 Jkt 253001 green color,’’ and must contain less than 0.5 percent mottled lentils in the appropriate portion size. The original 30-day comment period provided in the proposed rule closed on October 29, 2020. A stakeholder submitted a comment requesting an extension of the comment period. The Agricultural Marketing Service is reopening the public comment period for an additional 30 days to ensure that interested persons have sufficient time to review and comment on the notice for comment. The comment period is reopened for 30 days from the date of publication of this notice. Bruce Summers, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2020–25809 Filed 11–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request November 18, 2020. 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. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 226 / Monday, November 23, 2020 / 
Notices

[[Page 74664]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc No. AMS-FGIS-20-0066]


United States Standards for Lentils

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the comment period for a notice 
for comment published in the Federal Register on September 29, 2020 is 
reopened. The publication invited comments on the revision to the 
method of interpretation for determining the special grade ``Green,'' 
as it pertains to the class ``Lentils,'' under the authority of the 
AMA.

DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published on September 
29, 2020 at 85 FR 60956 is reopened. Comments are due by December 23, 
2020.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit written comments via the internet at 
http://www.regulations.gov. All comments should refer to the date and 
page number of this issue of the Federal Register. All comments 
submitted in response to the notice, including the identity of 
individuals or entities submitting comments, will be made available to 
the public on the internet via http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Loren Almond, USDA AMS; Telephone: 
(816) 891-0422; Email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 29, 2020, AMS published a 
notice seeking comment on a proposal to amend the U.S. Standards for 
Lentils as well as the Pea and Lentil Inspection Handbook. The proposal 
would revise the special grade ``Green,'' as it pertains to the class 
``Lentils,'' by revising the definition to state, ``Clear seeded 
(green) lentils possessing a natural, uniformly green color,'' and must 
contain less than 0.5 percent mottled lentils in the appropriate 
portion size. The original 30-day comment period provided in the 
proposed rule closed on October 29, 2020. A stakeholder submitted a 
comment requesting an extension of the comment period. The Agricultural 
Marketing Service is reopening the public comment period for an 
additional 30 days to ensure that interested persons have sufficient 
time to review and comment on the notice for comment. The comment 
period is reopened for 30 days from the date of publication of this 
notice.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1621-1627.

Bruce Summers,
Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-25809 Filed 11-20-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-02-P