Comments on USDA 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines Report

Evan Anderson filed this request with the Department of Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences - FNCS of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2016-FNS-03343-F
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From: Evan Anderson

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

A copy of all comments, including emails, from non-USDA entities regarding the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines report.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Evan Anderson

From: Jordan, Christine - OCIO

Clarification Needed -

Regarding the FOIA request below, is MuckRock interested in a search of the undersecretary's office, or only the relevant USDA agency, namely Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)? Thanks for this clarification, which will enable us to proceed with your request.

From: Evan Anderson

Hi,

Thank you for responding to my request. I would appreciate if you could search the Food and Nutrition Service office. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

Sincerely,
Evan

From: Jordan, Christine - OCIO

Thanks for your prompt response. Much appreciated!

From: Jordan, Christine - OCIO

Good morning,

Please find attached a Routing Letter regarding your recently submitted Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), FOIA Service Center. Your FOIA request, seeking comments on the new Dietary Guidelines Report, has been routed to USDA's Food, Nutrition and Consumer Service for processing.

Best,
Christine Jordan
Sr. FOIA Analyst/Attorney
USDA/OCIO Contractor
FOIA Service Center
Patriot Plaza III, 355 E Street, SW
Washington DC 20024
Telephone: (202) 772-9091

This electronic message contains information generated by the USDA solely for the intended recipients. Any unauthorized interception of this message or the use or disclosure of the information it contains may violate the law and subject the violator to civil or criminal penalties. If you believe you have received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete the email immediately.

From: Flavin, Jennifer


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From: Evan Anderson

Hello -
Please confirm receipt of the below request, which according to the last communication has been forwarded to your office. Thank you.

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

Please send all future communications regarding this request, 2016-FNS-03343-F, which asked for "A copy of all comments, including emails, from non-USDA entities regarding the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines report" to the following address: requests@muckrock.com

Thanks so much for your help.

From: FOIA - FNS

Mr. Anderson,
Your request is being processed by the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. Can you please provide more information on "non-USDA entities"? Is this meaning comments from the public or from partners?

Thank you

Jennifer Weatherly
FNS FOIA and Privacy Act Officer
Information Management Office
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
(703) 605-0773
jennifer.weatherly@fns.usda.gov<mailto:jennifer.weatherly@fns.usda.gov>

From: Evan Anderson

Hi,

Thank you for your message. I am not sure what "partners" of the USDA are, but I am seeking comments from the public and agriculture industry. My apologies for not being more specific in my request.

Thank you,
Evan

From: FOIA - FNS

Mr. Anderson,
We responded to this request on 5/17 to the email we had under your profile 16343-86086268.

Attached is the response again.

Jennifer

From: FOIA - FNS

Good Afternoon,
We believe this response has already been sent however to ensure this, we are sending again.

Jennifer

Jennifer Weatherly
FNS FOIA and Privacy Act Officer
Information Management Office
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
(703) 605-0773
jennifer.weatherly@fns.usda.gov<mailto:jennifer.weatherly@fns.usda.gov>

This electronic message contains information generated by the USDA solely for the intended recipients. Any unauthorized interception of this message or the use or disclosure of the information it contains may violate the law and subject the violator to civil or criminal penalties. If you believe you have received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete the email immediately.

From: Evan Anderson

Hi there,

I received the response. Thank you.

Evan

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