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Government Control of Meat-Packing Industry.

Government Control of Meat-Packing Industry.

hearings before the United States House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Sixty-Fifth Congress, third session, on Jan. 31, Feb. 3-7, 10, 12-14, 1919

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meat industry and trade -- Government ownership -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Packing-houses -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 1363-2443 p
    Number of Pages2443
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15281999M

      Further, the four largest meat packing companies control approximately 80 percent of beef processing in the United States. With the shelf price of meat at record highs and with the high rate of concentration in the meat packing industry, there are concerns that the difference in these margins is the result of illegal practices. When Upton Sinclair wrote The Jungle, he intended his book to focus attention on the a) unsanitary conditions in the meat-packing industry b) plight of workers in the stockyards and meat-packing industry c) corruption in the U.S. senate d) deplorable conditions in the drug industry e) unhealthy effects of beef consumption.

    MEAT-PACKING REGULATION gone virtually unmentioned in legal scholarship.' This paper will address American meat processing in the af-termath of Upton Sinclair's book The by: 3. Sinclair’s “jungle” was unregulated enterprise; his example was the meat-packing industry; his purpose was government regulation. The culmination of his work was the passage in of the Meat Inspection Act, enshrined in history, or at least in history books, as a sacred cow (excuse the pun) of the interventionist state.

    Books shelved as food-industry: Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.   World's Largest Meatpacking Firm Wants To Test Out Robot Butchers: The Salt Cutting meat is hard, hazardous work, and it still takes thousands of workers to run a modern beef plant. But protein.


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book, January 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, (Classic Reprint) [United States Congress] on. Government Control of the Meat-Packing Industry; Hearings, Sixty-Fifth Congress, Third Session on S. Volume 3, PT. 2 Paperback – Octo by United States Forestry Author: United States Forestry.

Slaughterhouse is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five yearsparticularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulationhave had on workers, animals, and consumers.

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Full text of "Government Control of Meat-packing Industry: Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and. Regulation meat packing Consumption You know the old myth about the meat-packing industry. InUpton Sinclair came out with his book The Jungle, and it shocked the nation by documenting the horror of the meat-packing industry.

People were being boiled in vats and sent to larders. The meat industry in the United States is a powerful political force, both in the legislative and the regulatory arena, even though the way they wield that power is different from many industries.

Christopher Leonard, author of "The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America's Food Business" tells how four companies control the U.S. meat market, to the detriment of consumers and farmers : Bernice Napach.

Regulation of the meatpacking industry began in after President Theodore Roosevelt read a book about the plight of the working class and the corruption of the meatpacking industry by journalist Upton Sinclair. The book was a Pulitzer Prize winner and covered the facts of the meatpacking industry of the time.

Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Government Control of Meat Packing Industry: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Agriculture and Forestryon S. Res. Septemberat ce: $ The meat industry is hiding a dark secret, as workers at 'America's worst job' wade through seas of blood, guts, and grease Áine Cain TZ.

The public has always been concerned about the cleanliness, safety, and wholesomeness of its food supply. In early agrarian societies, people personally observed food from harvest to consumption.

Today, consumers rely on unseen third parties to scrutinize the safety and wholesomeness of perishable foods and to protect them against natural and man-made. the horrors of the meat packing industry.

What was the result of Ida Tarbell's book. public pressure for more government control over big businesses. What was the result of Lincoln Steffens book. strengthened the demand for urban recall. What was the result of Upton Sinclairs book.

About a month after “The Jungle” was published, the White House started receiving “ letters a day demanding a Federal cleanup of the meat industry,” Alden Whitman wrote in Sinclair’s obituary.

The book that pushed Roosevelt to create government controls on the meat packing industry was. Unanswered Questions. What I would like is our government to make the same demands of the meatpacking industry that the fast-food chains are now making.

Jack in the Box has shown this can be. This quote from Sinclair best expresses his thoughts on the impact of the book, “I aimed at the public’s heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.” The Jungle is still read today, providing readers of a realistic picture of conditions in the meat-packing industry in the early s.

Many. According to page of the Janu Government Control of Meat-Packing Industry, a Google Books document, Armour & Company's decision to establish a packing house in Jacksonville resulted in the increased production of cattle in Florida and the Southeastern United States.

Upton Sinclair wrote The Jungle to expose the appalling working conditions in the meat-packing industry. His description of diseased, rotten, and contaminated meat shocked the public and led to new federal food safety laws. Before the turn of the 20th century, a major reform movement had emerged in the United States.

Meat Inspection Act ofU.S. legislation, signed by Pres. Theodore Roosevelt on Jthat prohibited the sale of adulterated or misbranded livestock and derived products as food and ensured that livestock were slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

The law reformed the meat packing industry, mandating that the U.S. The meat packing industry handles the slaughtering, processing, packaging, and distribution of meat from animals such as cattle, pigs, sheep and other livestock.

Poultry is generally not included. This greater part of the entire meat industry is primarily focused on producing meat for human consumption, but it also yields a variety of by-products including hides, feathers, dried .CONDITIONS IN MEATPACKING PLANTS (, by Upton Sinclair)The explosive growth of American industry in the late nineteenth century caused a similar expansion in the work force.

Working conditions in the new urban industrial zones were wretched, and a progressive reform movement soon grew out of the need to address the health and welfare of the American worker."The Jungle," a novel by Upton Sinclair, is full of graphic descriptions of the poor conditions workers and cattle endured in the Chicago meat-packing industry.

Sinclair's book was so moving and troubling that it inspired the establishment of the Food and Drug Administration, a federal agency that is to this day responsible for regulating Author: Esther Lombardi.