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COMPULSORY INSPECTION OF POULTRY
AND POULTRY PRODUCTS
SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY
A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPULSORY INSPECTION BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OF POULTRY AND POULTRY PRODUCTS
A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPULSORY INSPECTION OF POULTRY AND POULTRY PRODUCTS SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE MOVEMENT IN INTERSTATE OR FOREIGN COMMERCE OF UNSOUND, UNHEALTHFUL, DISEASED, UNWHOLESOME, OR ADULTERATED POULTRY OR POULTRY PRODUCTS
JUNE 18, 19, AND 26, 1956
Printed for the use of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
Aiken, Hon. George D., a United States Senator from the State of
Alp, Herbert H., director, poultry department, American Farm Bu-
Baker, John A., coordinator of legislative services, National Farmers
Barker, Shirley W., director, poultry department, Amalgamated
Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America (AFL-CIO),
Bennett, Hon. Wallace F., a United States Senator from the State of
Bucy, Charles W., Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General
Christgau, T. H., manager, Poultry and Turkey Processing Opera-
Furnish, Kenneth C., Sr., manager, Cordova Poultry Plant, Schluder-
Gill, Joseph N., commissioner of agriculture, State of Connecticut,
Harvey, John L., Deputy Commissioner, Food and Drug Administra-
Haskin, Dr. Aaron H., city health officer, Newark, N. J...
Hawks, Charles D., general manager, Arkansas Poultry Federation,
Heinze, G. A., executive secretary, Minnesota Poultry, Butter & Egg
Jerome, Wallace H., Wisconsin Turkey Federation and Wisconsin
Johnson, Hon. Lester, a Representative in Congress from the Ninth
Kingman, Dr. Harry E., Jr., assistant executive secretary, American
Kline, Russell, Morton Frozen Foods, Inc., Louisville, Ky..
Murray, Hon. James E., a United States Senator from the State of
Nall, Carl E., secretary, Pacific Dairy & Poultry Association, Los
Palmer, Philip, vice president, Sherman White & Co., Fort Wayne,
Parker, Joseph O., legislative counsel, National Grange_
Pringle, Victor, assistant general manager, Rockingham Poultry Mar-
Quillin, E. Bowen, president, Eastern Shore Poultry Growers Ex-
change, Selbyville, Del., also representing the Maryland State
Poultry Council, the Delaware Poultry Improvement Association,
the Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc., the Delaware State Poultry
Commission, and the Eastern Shore Grain & Feed Dealers Asso-
Ramsay, Ted, poultry division manager, Birds Eye Division of
Schlosser, Dr. Daniel B., chairman, meat and poultry committee,
Schluderberg, Theodore E., president, National Poultry, Butter &.
Shaw, Seth T., vice president, Safeway Stores, Inc..
Sloan, Troy G., Jackson, Miss., representing the Pelahatchie Poultry
Co., Pelahatchie, Miss., the Gaddis Packing Co., Forest, Miss., and
Sussman, Dr. Oscar, secretary-treasurer, Association of State Public
Triggs, Matt, assistant legislative director, American Farm Bureau
Trimble, Hon. James W., Representative in Congress from the Third
Trombold, C. D., director, quality control, Campbell Soup Co., Cam-
Wallace, William T., director, plant operations, Priebe & Sons, Inc.,
Wilharm, Elmer, president, North Central States Institute, Tripoli,
Youngblood, Ovid, Youngblood Poultry, Waco, Tex., representing the
Letter from Dr. Stanley J. Leland, director, New Mexico Department
Letter from Harry J. Beernink, general manager, Washington Co-
operative Farmers Association, Seattle, Wash
Telegram from Mack I. Shanholtz, Virginia State health commis-
sioner, Richmond, Va., and member, executive committee of the
Statement of B. L. Murch, New Auburn, Wis...
Statement of Wallace H. Jerome, general manager and Orvin W.
Hanson, secretary-treasurer, Badger Turkey Industries, Barron,
Outline for the preparation of governing legislation and a proposed
code for the inspection of human food, adopted by the American
Veterinary Medical Association____
Resolution on poultry diseases, adopted by the American Veterinary
Letter from Dr. E. R. Price, chairman, committee on legislation,
Conference of Public Health Veterinarians.
Statement filed by George D. Riley, legislative representative,
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organiza-
Statement filed by the Honorable Warren G. Magnuson, a United
States Senator from the State of Washington..
Letter from Dr. Ronald L. Hectorne, director, division of veterinary
public health, department of health, Commonwealth of Kentucky,
Letter from Dr. Russell E. Teague, commissioner of health, depart-
ment of health, Commonwealth of Kentucky, Louisville, Ky.
Letter from Elizabeth S. Magee, general secretary, National Con-
sumers League for Fair Labor Standards, Cleveland, Ohio -
Letter from James F. Fort, assistant to the general counsel, American
Supplementary statement filed by the United States Department of
Agriculture with reference to certain testimony of witnesses con-
Letter from Senator W. Kerr Scott__
Letter from the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen
of North America to Members of Congress___.
Letter to J. Paul Williams, executive secretary, Southeastern Poultry
and Egg Association, Richmond, Va., from Wesley E. Gilbertson,
Assistant Chief, Division of Sanitary Engineering Services, Public
Statement filed by Ted Kissell, president, Kissell Bros., Inc., Colum-
Statement filed by L. H. Chessler, L. H. Chessher & Co., Nixon, Tex..
Statement filed by Otto Wright, President, Davis Cleaver Produce Co.,
Statement filed by Grant W. Hess, chairman of the board, Michigan
Poultry Marketing Cooperative, Inc., Hemlock, Mich.
Statement filed by Andrew G. Lohman, secretary and manager,
Hamilton Farm Bureau Co-Operative, Inc., Hamilton, Mich.
Letter from C. J. Conn, president, Long Island Duck Packing Corp.,
Supplemental statement filed by John L. Harvey, Deputy Commis-
sioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health, Education, and
Letter from Dr. D. B. Schlosser, chairman, committee on meat and
poultry inspection, Association of Food and Drug Officials of the
Letter from Dr. Oscar Sussman, secretary-treasurer, Association of
State Public Health Veterinarians, Trenton, N. J..
Supplemental statement filed by the Southeastern Poultry & Egg