Agricultural Marketing Service December 6, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Regulations Issued Under the Export Apple Act; Removal of Pear Regulations From the Export Regulations for Apples and Pears
Document Number: E6-20659
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-06
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This final rule revises export regulations issued under the Export Apple and Pear Act (now renamed as the Export Apple Act) to reflect an amendment to that Act. The amendment limits the applicability of the Act to apple exports and removes all references to pears. Accordingly, the provisions applicable to pears are removed from the regulations.
Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E6-20579
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-06
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-20), this notice announces the intention of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) to request an extension for and revision to a currently approved information collection in support of the Regulations for Voluntary Grading of Poultry Products and Rabbit Products.
Almonds Grown in California; Changes to Incoming Quality Control Requirements; Correction
Document Number: 06-9545
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-06
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) published in the Federal Register on November 8, 2006, a document concerning quality control requirements under the California almond marketing order. Language was inadvertently omitted in the regulatory text to specify that the changes apply to all almonds received by handlers beginning August 1, 2006.
Almonds Grown in California; Outgoing Quality Control Requirements and Request for Approval of New Information Collection
Document Number: 06-9543
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-06
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This proposed rule invites comments on adding outgoing quality control requirements under the administrative rules and regulations of the California almond marketing order (order). The order regulates the handling of almonds grown in California and is administered locally by the Almond Board of California (Board). This proposed rule provides for a mandatory program under the order to reduce the potential for Salmonella bacteria in almonds. This action would help ensure that quality almonds are available for human consumption. This proposal also announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request approval of a new information collection issued under the order.