[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 84 (Monday, May 3, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23222-23223]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-10278]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2010-0026]


National Poultry Improvement Plan; General Conference Committee 
Meeting and 40th Biennial Conference

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: We are giving notice of a meeting of the General Conference 
Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) and the 
NPIP's 40th Biennial Conference.

DATES: The General Conference Committee meeting will be held on August 
31, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The Biennial Conference will meet on 
September 1, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on September 2, 2010, 
from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The General Conference Committee meeting and Biennial 
Conference will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, One 
Market Place, San Diego, CA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Andrew R. Rhorer, Senior 
Coordinator, National Poultry Improvement Plan, VS, APHIS, 1498 
Klondike Road, Suite 101, Conyers, GA 30094-5104; (770) 922-3496.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The General Conference Committee (the 
Committee) of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP), 
representing

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cooperating State agencies and poultry industry members, serves an 
essential function by acting as liaison between the poultry industry 
and the Department in matters pertaining to poultry health. In 
addition, the Committee assists the Department in planning, organizing, 
and conducting the NPIP Biennial Conference. At the meetings and 
Biennial Conferences, the Committee discusses significant poultry 
health issues and makes recommendations to improve the NPIP program.
    Tentative topics for discussion at the upcoming meetings include:
    1. Salmonella enteritidis in meat-type chickens.
    2. Salmonella isolation and identification protocol.
    3. Notifiable avian influenza.
    4. Avian mycoplasmosis.
    The meetings will be open to the public. The sessions held on 
September 1 and 2, 2010, will include delegates to the NPIP Biennial 
Conference. However, due to time constraints, the public will not be 
allowed to participate in the discussions during either of the 
meetings. Written statements on meeting topics may be filed with the 
Committee before or after the meetings by sending them to the person 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Written statements may 
also be filed at the meetings. Please refer to Docket No. APHIS-2010-
0026 when submitting your statements.
    This notice of meeting is given pursuant to section 10 of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2).
    Done in Washington, DC, this 27\th\ day of April 2010.

Kevin Shea
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-10278 Filed 4-30-10; 8:45 am]
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