[Federal Register: November 6, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 214)]
[Notices]               
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service

[Docket No. FSIS-2007-0032]

 
National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection; Re-
establishment

AGENCY: Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of re-chartering of Committee.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this 
notice announces that the Secretary of Agriculture signed the charter 
of the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection 
(NACMPI) on July 25, 2007. The charter for the NACMPI is available for 
viewing on the NACMPI homepage at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/About_FSIS/NACMPI_Charter/index.asp
.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Loraine Cannon, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA), Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Room 405 
Aerospace Center, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-
3700. Telephone number: (202) 690-6647.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection 
provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary on meat and 
poultry inspection programs, pursuant to sections 7(c), 24, 205, 
301(a)(3), and 301(c) of the Federal Meat Inspection Act [21 U.S.C. 
607(c), 624, 645, 661(a)(3), and 661(c)] and to sections 5(a)(3), 5(c), 
8(b), and 11(e) of the Poultry Products Inspection Act [21 U.S.C. 
454(a)(3), 454(c), 457(b), and 460(e)]. The complexity of the issues to 
be addressed requires that the Committee meet at least twice per year. 
Members are appointed by the Secretary of USDA. Background materials 
are available on the Web at the address

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noted above or by contacting the person listed above.

Additional Public Notification

    Public awareness of all segments of rulemaking and policy 
development is important. Consequently, in an effort to ensure that 
minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are aware of this 
notice, FSIS will announce it online through the FSIS Web page located 
at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/regulations/2007_Notices_Index/. FSIS 

will also make copies of this Federal Register publication available 
through the FSIS Constituent Update, which is used to provide 
information regarding FSIS policies, procedures, regulations, Federal 
Register notices, FSIS public meetings, and other types of information 
that could affect or would be of interest to constituents and 
stakeholders. The Update is communicated via Listserv, a free 
electronic mail subscription service for industry, trade groups, 
consumer interest groups, health professionals, and other individuals 
who have asked to be included. The Update is also available on the FSIS 
Web page. Through the Listserv and Web page, FSIS is able to provide 
information to a much broader and more diverse audience. In addition, 
FSIS offers an electronic subscription service which provides automatic 
and customized access to selected food safety news and information. 
This service is available at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/news_and_events/email_subscription/.
 Options range from recalls to export 

information to regulations, directives and notices. Customers can add 
or delete subscriptions themselves, and have the option to password 
protect their accounts.

    Done in Washington, DC on: October 29, 2007.
Alfred V. Almanza,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. E7-21748 Filed 11-5-07; 8:45 am]

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