The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments regarding (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-8958.
An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Food Safety and Inspection Service
Title: Consumer Complaint Monitoring System—Food Safety Mobile Questionnaire.
OMB Control Number: 0583-NEW.
Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451 et seq.), and the Egg Product Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031 et seq.). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the public by ensuring that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. FSIS tracks consumer complaints about meat, poultry, and egg products. FSIS is developing a web portal to capture consumer complaint information. FSIS will also be using a Food Safety Mobile that travels around the continental United States promoting food safety with respect to meat, poultry, and egg products.
Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will use the information collected from the web portal and a questionnaire to look for trends that will enhance the Agency's food safety efforts. FSIS will also collect information that will assist them in planning and scheduling visits of the Food Safety Mobile.
Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Not-for-profit institutions
Number of Respondents: 650.
Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Start Printed Page 54705
Total Burden Hours: 139.Start Signature
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-18377 Filed 9-15-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-DM-P