[Federal Register: June 2, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 105)]

[Proposed Rules]               

[Page 29602]

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Proposed Rules

                                                Federal Register


This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 

the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 

notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 

the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.


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Food Safety and Inspection Service

9 CFR Parts 317, 318, and 381

[Docket No. 97-076N]

RIN 0583-AC50


Irradiation of Meat and Meat Products

AGENCY: Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; reopening of comment period.


SUMMARY: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is reopening the 

comment period for the proposed rulemaking, ``Irradiation of Meat and 

Meat Products,'' which closed on April 26, 1999, in response to the 

great interest in this proposal. (64 FR 9089, February 24, 1999). The 

comment period will be reopened to include comments received from April 

27, 1999, until 15 days after the date of publication of this notice.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before June 17, 1999.

ADDRESSES: Send one original and two copies of written comments to: 

FSIS Docket #97-076P, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and 

Inspection Service, Room 102, 300 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel L. Engeljohn, Ph.D., Director, 

Regulation Development and Analysis Division, Office of Policy, Program 

Development, and Evaluation, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. 

Department of Agriculture (202) 720-5627.

    Done in Washington, DC on: May 26, 1999.

Thomas J. Billy,


[FR Doc. 99-13933 Filed 6-1-99; 8:45 am]