Department of Agriculture February 20, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Processed Raspberry Promotion, Research, and Information Order; Termination of Assessments
Document Number: 2019-02775
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-02-20
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule removes the requirement in the Processed Raspberry Promotion, Research, and Information Order (Order) that each eligible producer of raspberries for processing and eligible importer of processed raspberries pay to the National Processed Raspberry Council (Council) an assessment in the amount of one cent per pound as specified in the Order. The remaining provisions of the Order and regulations issued thereunder will terminated at a later date. This action is necessary because termination of the Order was favored by a majority of the eligible producers and eligible importers voting in a referendum conducted from September 10 through October 5, 2018.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on General Principles
Document Number: 2019-02747
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture
The U.S Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting on February 25, 2019. 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 31st Session of the Codex Committee on General Principles (CCGP) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, in Bordeaux, France, March 11-15, 2019. The U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius and the Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 31st Session of the CCGP and to address items on the agenda.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling
Document Number: 2019-02746
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture
The U.S Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting on May 6, 2019. 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 40th Session of the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis (CCMAS) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, in Budapest, Hungary, May 27-31 2019. The U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius and the Under Secretary, Office of Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 40th Session of the CCMAS and to address items on the agenda.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods
Document Number: 2019-02743
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture
The U.S Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting on April 1, 2019. 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 13th Session of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, April 29-May 3, 2019. The U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius and the Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 13th Session of the CCCF and to address items on the agenda.
Lick Creek Watershed, Russell, Dickenson and Wise Counties, Virginia
Document Number: 2019-02701
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
NRCS gives notice of the deauthorization of Federal funding for the Lick Creek Watershed project, Russell, Dickenson and Wise Counties, Virginia.
Notice of Request for Renewal of a Recordkeeping Burden
Document Number: 2019-02700
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-20
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request for renewal a recordkeeping burden for the information collection for the Export Fruit Acts covering exports of apples and grapes.