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Determining Net Weight Compliance for Meat and Poultry Products

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Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA.


Proposed rule; correction.


This document corrects the preamble and regulatory text to a proposed rule published in the Federal Register of March 28, 2006, concerning net weight compliance for meat and poultry products. These corrections reference the revised version of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Handbook 133, dated January 2005. The March 28, 2006, proposed rule incorrectly referenced the NIST Handbook 133, dated January 2002. The standards in the January 2005 NIST Handbook 133 that are being proposed to be incorporated by reference in FSIS' meat and poultry inspection regulations remain substantively unchanged from those currently incorporated by reference in FSIS' regulations and are no different than the standards in the January 2002 version.

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Robert C. Post, PhD, Director, Labeling and Consumer Protection Staff, Office of Policy, Program, and Employee Development, FSIS, by telephone at (202) 205-0279 or by fax at (202) 205-3625.


In the proposed rule, entitled, “Determining Net Weight Compliance for Meat and Poultry Products,” (FSIS Docket No. 04-041P; FDMS Docket Number FSIS-2005-0032), beginning on page 15340 in the March 28, 2006, Federal Register make the following corrections. In the SUPPLEMENTARY Start Printed Page 20042INFORMATION section, on page 15340, in the 3rd column, correct the sentence beginning “In January 2002,” to read “In January 2005 * * *” On page 15342, in the 1st column, in § 442.2(a), correct “January 2002” to read “January 2005.”

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Done in Washington, DC, on April 14, 2006.

Barbara J. Masters,


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[FR Doc. E6-5866 Filed 4-18-06; 8:45 am]