Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.
Final rule; correction.
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) published in the Federal Register on November 8, 2006, a document concerning quality control requirements under the California almond marketing order. Language was inadvertently omitted in the regulatory text to specify that the changes apply to all almonds received by handlers beginning August 1, 2006.
Effective Date: December 6, 2006.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Maureen T. Pello, Assistant Regional Manager, or Kurt J. Kimmel, Regional Manager, California Marketing Field Office, Marketing Order Administration Branch, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, AMS, USDA, telephone: (559) 487-5901, Fax: (559) 487-5906, or e-mail: Maureen.Pello@usda.gov, or Kurt.Kimmel@usda.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The AMS published a document in the Federal Register on November 8, 2006 (71 FR 65373) that inadvertently omitted language in the regulatory text to indicate that the changes apply to all almonds received by handlers beginning August 1, 2006. This document corrects the regulatory text.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 981End List of Subjects Start Amendment Part
Accordingly,End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 981—ALMONDS GROWN IN CALIFORNIAEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation forEnd Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
2. In § 981.442 revise the first sentence of paragraph (a)(4)(i) and the 11th sentence in paragraph (a)(5) to read as follows:End Amendment Part
(a) * * *
(4) Disposition obligation. (i) Beginning August 1, 2006, the weight of inedible kernels in excess of 0.50 percent of kernel weight reported to the Board of any variety received by a handler shall constitute that handler's disposition obligation. * * *
(5) * * * Beginning August 1, 2006, at least 50 percent of a handler's total crop year inedible disposition obligation shall be satisfied with dispositions consisting of inedible kernels as defined in § 981.408: Provided, That this 50 percent requirement shall not apply to handlers with total annual obligations of less than 1,000 pounds. * * *
Dated: December 1, 2006.
Lloyd C. Day,
Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 06-9545 Filed 12-1-06; 2:50 pm]
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