|Submitted||April 3, 2015|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
All U.S. Department of Agriculture materials and reports related to "illegal levels of drug residues in animals" sold by Michael P. Ferry Inc., "a dairy operation located in Westport, Massachusetts" (http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm441113.htm)
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In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.
Beryl C.D. Lipton
Do you have time today to discuss this request? I believe it was sent to the USDA in error.
Senior FOIA Specialist
Office of Policy, E-Government, & Fair Information Practices
Office of the Chief Information Officer
United States Department of Agriculture
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