AGENCY: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA.
ACTION: Notice of Stakeholder Listening Session and request for
SUMMARY: As part of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture's
(NIFA) strategy to successfully expand the Food Safety Outreach
Program, NIFA will host a virtual listening session. The focus of the
listening session is to gather stakeholder input to develop the
priorities for the Request for Applications (RFA) in Fiscal Year (FY)
2018. NIFA is particularly interested in reaching the intended
audience, achieving the most impact, and identifying suggested
priorities in the third year of the Food Safety Outreach Program.
DATES: The listening session will be held on Tuesday, January 31, 2017
from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST). All written
comments must be received by 5 p.m. EST on January 31, 2017 to be
considered in the initial drafting of the FY 2018 Food Safety Outreach
Program request for applications.
ADDRESSES: The listening session will be hosted using Adobe Connect. On
January 31, 2017, please access the following Web site, http://nifa-connect.nifa.usda.gov/r271ozhv661/. In addition, audio conference call
capabilities are accessible at 1-888-844-9904, participant code
Please submit comments, identified as NIFA-2017-0002, by any of the
Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the
instructions for submitting comments.
Email: FSOP@nifa.usda.gov. Include NIFA-2017-0002 in the subject
line of the message.
Mail: Paper, disk or CD-ROM submissions should be submitted to
FSOP; Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition (IFSN), National Institute
of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 2225,
1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-2225.
Hand Delivery/Courier: FSOP, IFSN, National Institute of Food and
Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 2458, Waterfront
Centre, 800 9th Street SW., Washington, DC 20024.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name
and reference to NIFA-2017-0002. All comments received will be posted
to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Dawanna James-Holly, (202) 401-
1950 (phone), (202) 401-4888 (fax), or email@example.com.