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AMEND THE MEAT INSPECTION ACT.

HEARINGS

4 - AUG 2 3

1967

BEFORE THE

OF THE

House.

SUBCOMMITTEE ON LIVESTOCK AND GRAINS

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congress. COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

CARD DIVISION

NINETIETH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION.

ON

H.R. 1314, H.R. 1321, and H.R. 6168

JUNE 26, 27, 28, 29, JULY 17, 19, AND 20, 1967

Serial N

Printed for the use of the Committee on Agriculture

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167-62176

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

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WASHINGTON : 1967

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COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

W. R. POAGE, Texas, Chairman E. C. GATHINGS, Arkansas,

PAGE BELCHER, Oklahoma, Vice Chairman

Ranking Minority Member JOHN L. MCMILLAN, South Carolina

CHARLES M. TEAGUE, California THOMAS G. ABERNETHY, Mississippi CATHERINE MAY, Washington WATKINS M. ABBITT, Virginia

ROBERT DOLE, Kansas PAUL C. JONES, Missouri

GEORGE V. HANSEN, Idaho FRANA STUBBLEFIELD, Kentucky WILLIAM C. WAMPLER, Virginia GRAHAM PUROÐLL, Texas

GEORGE A. GOODLING, Pennsylvania MASTON O'NEAL, Georgia

CLARENCE E. MILLER, Ohio THOMAS S. FOLEY, Washington

J. HERBERT BURKE, Florida JOSEPH Y. RESNICK, New York

ROBERT B. MATHIAS, California ELIGIO DE LA GARZA, Texas

WILEY MAYNE, Iowa JOSEPH P. VIGORITO, Pennsylvania

JOHN M. ZWACH, Minnesota WALTER B. JONES, North Carolina

THOMAS S. KLEPPE, North Dakota JOHN G. DOW, New York

ROBERT PRICE, Texas
BILL NICHOLS, Alabama

JOHN T. MYERS, Indiana
G. V. MONTGOMERY, Mississippi
FRANK J. BRASCO, New York
JOHN R. RARICK, Louisiana

RESIDENT COMMISSIONER
SANTIAGO POLANCO-ABREU, Puerto Rico

CHRISTINE S. GALLAGHER, Clerk
HYDE H. MURRAY, Assistant Counsel
FRANCIS M. LEMAY, Staff Consultant

SUBCOMMITTEE ON LIVESTOCK AND GRAINS

GRAHAM PURCELL, Texas, Chairman PAUL C. JONES, Missouri

MRS. CATHERINE MAY, Washington FRANK A. STUBBLEFIELD, Kentucky ROBERT DOLE, Kansas THOMAS S. FOLEY, Washington

WILEY MAYNE, Iowa BILL NICHOLS, Alabama

JOHN M. ZWACH, Minnesota G. V. MONTGOMERY, Mississippi

THOMAS S. KLEPPE, North Dakota JOHN R. RARICK, Louisiana

ROBERT PRICE, Texas

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H.R. 1314, a bill to extend Federal meat inspection and to permit coopera-

tion with State meat inspection services, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1321, a bill to amend the Meat Inspection Act to extend its coverage

in certain areas.-

H.R. 6168, a bill to clarify and otherwise amend the Meat Inspection Act,

to provide for cooperation with appropriate State agencies with respect to

State meat inspection programs, and for other purposes.

Statement of:

American Cattlemen's Association

Anastasi, Joseph G., state president, Maryland Junior Chamber of

Commerce

Biemiller, Andrew J., director, department of legislation, American

Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.--

Clarkson, Dr. M. R., executive secretary, American Veterinary

Medical Association --

Davies, Aled P., vice president, American Meat Institute.

Graham, Harry L., legislative representative, National Grange.

Greathouse, Pat, vice president, United Automobile, Aerospace, and

Agricultural Implement Workers of America, (AFL-CIO)

Green, Hon. William J., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Pennsylvania ..

Haugh, John, president, Tucson Tallow Co.

Killick, John A., executive secretary, National Independent Meat

Packers Association..

Leonard, Rodney E., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Agriculture --

Liljenquist, L. Blaine, president and general manager, Western States

Meat Packers Association, Inc.-

Magdanz, Don F., executive secretary-treasurer, National Livestock

Feeders Association..

Mayer, Arnold, legislative representative, Amalgamated Meat Cutters

and Butcher Workmen (AFL-CIO)-

Mazzocchi, Anthony, citizenship-legislative director, Oil, Chemical

and Atomic Workers International Union.-

McDowell, Donald N., director, Wisconsin State Department of

Agriculture-

Newman, Mrs. Sarah H., general secretary, National Consumers

League.-

Pucinski, Hon. Roman, a Representative in Cogress from the State of

Illinois..

Rankin, Winton B., Deputy Commissioner, Food and Drug Adminis-

tration.
Roberson, Kenneth, chairman, Importers' Council, Inc.,
Sickels, Harvey N., secretary and legislative representative, National

Farmers Organization.
Silverman, Harry, executive director, Greater New York Association

of Meat and Poultry Dealers, Inc.--

Smith, Hon. Neal, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Iowa.

Sullivan, Hon. Leonor K., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Missouri.

Virginia Meat Packers Association --

Wheeler, Mrs. Dorothy S., secretary, Greenbelt Consumer Services,

Inc.?

Wright, Evan, Association of Food and Drug Officials of the United

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