[Federal Register: July 23, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 141)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service

[Docket No. FSIS-2010-0021]

 
The 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 June 19, 2010. The charter for the NACMPI is available for 
viewing on the NACMPI home page at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/About_
FSIS/NACMPI/index.asp.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tiffanie Newman, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA), Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Room 
1180-S, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, 20250-3700 or by 
phone at (202) 720-3897 or by e-mail at Tiffanie.Newman@fsis.usda.gov.

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), 661(a)(4), 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(a)(4), 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 
noted above or by contacting the person above.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

    USDA prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on 
the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, 
disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or 
family status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) 
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for 
communication of program information (Braille, large print, or 
audiotape.) should contact USDA's Target Center at 202-720-2600 (voice 
and TTY).
    To file a written complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Office 
of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, 
SW., Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 202-720-5964 (voice and TTY). 
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Additional Public Notification

    Public awareness of all segments of rulemaking and policy 
development is important. Consequently, in an effort to ensure that the 
public and in particular minorities, women, and persons with 
disabilities, are aware of this notice, FSIS will announce it on-line 
through the FSIS Web site located at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/
regulations_&_policies/2010_Notices_Index/index.asp.
    FSIS also will make copies of this Federal Register publication 
available through the FSIS Constituent Update (http://
www.fsis.usda.gov/news_&_events/Constituent_Update/index.asp), which 
is used to provide information regarding FSIS policies, procedures, 
regulations, Federal Register notices, FSIS public meetings, recalls, 
and other types of information that could affect or would be of 
interest to our 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 mail 
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_&_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 at Washington, DC on July 16, 2010.
Alfred V. Almanza,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2010-18026 Filed 7-22-10; 8:45 am]
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