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[Federal Register: January 10, 1994]


[Order No. 678]

American Food Service Corp., Pennsylvania; Application

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) adopts the following Order: Expansion of foreign-trade zone
35 and approval of export processing activity (beef products),
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.
    Whereas, an application from the Philadelphia Regional Port
Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone No. 35 (Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania area), for authority to expand its general-purpose zone to
include a site in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the
Philadelphia Customs port of entry, and for authority on behalf of
American Foodservice Corporation (AFSC) to conduct activity within FTZ
35 involving the processing of beef products for export, was filed by
the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board on June 21, 1993, (Docket 26-93, 58
FR 35428, 7/1/93);
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal
Register and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act
and the Board's regulations; and,
    Whereas, the Board, in consultation with the U.S. Department of
Agriculture, has found that the requirements of the Act and the
regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the expansion and the
beef processing activity for export is in the public interest;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The application for said expansion and for said processing activity
is approved, subject to the Act and the Board's regulations, including
Sec. 400.28, and further subject to the following restrictions:
    1. AFSC shall reexport all beef admitted to the zone in foreign
status (19 CFR 146.41 and 146.42); and,
    2. AFSC shall comply with all meat inspection requirements of the
U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 29th day of December 1993.
Barbara R. Stafford,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration,
Chairman, Committee of Alternates Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 94-507 Filed 1-7-94; 8:45 am]