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USDA Sets Hearing On Proposed Amendments to the Mideast Milk Order

AMS No. 186-11

Michael Jarvis (202) 720-8998

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2011 The U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold a public hearing to consider proposals seeking to amend the pooling standards for pool distributing plants in the Mideast Milk Marketing Area.

The hearing will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Oct. 4, 2011, at the Westin Cincinnati Hotel, 21 E. 5th Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.

The hearing notice is published in the Sept. 8, 2011 Federal Register. Copies of the hearing notice may be obtained from USDA/AMS/Dairy Programs; STOP 0231 - Rm. 2971; 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-0231. The hearing notice is also available at

Anyone interested in participating in the hearing should notify a USDA official upon arrival to the hotel. For a copy of the hearing notice and additional information contact Paul A. Huber, Market Administrator; USDA/AMS/Dairy Programs; P.O. Box 5102; Brunswick, OH 44212; Tel. (330) 225-4758; email:

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