[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 152 (Tuesday, August 7, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 47028]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office 
[FR Doc No: 2012-19311]


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Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 152 / Tuesday, August 7, 2012 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service

[Docket No. FSIS-2012-0030]


National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection

AGENCY: Food Safety and Inspection Service.

ACTION: Notice of Reestablishment of the U.S. Department of Agriculture 
National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture intends to reestablish the 
National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection. The purpose 
of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of Agriculture 
concerning State and Federal programs with respect to meat, poultry, 
and processed egg products inspection, food safety, and other matters 
that fall with the scope of the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) and 
the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sally Fernandez, Program 
Specialist, Office of Outreach, Employee Education and Training, Food 
Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), telephone (202) 690-6524; Fax 
(202) 690-6519; email sally.fernandez@fsis.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. 
App.), notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Agriculture intends 
to reestablish the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry 
Inspection for two years. The Committee provides advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary on meat and poultry inspection 
programs, pursuant to sections 7(c), 24, 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).
    A copy of the current charter and other information about the 
committee can be found at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/About_FSIS/NACMPI_Charter/index.asp.

Additional Public Notification

    FSIS will announce this notice online through the FSIS Web page 
located at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/regulations_&_policies/Federal_Register_Notices/index.asp.
    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. 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.

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.

    Done at Washington, DC, on August 2, 2012.
Alfred V. Almanza,
Administrator.
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