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Maximum profit limitation on meat-packing industry.

United States. Federal Trade Commission.

Maximum profit limitation on meat-packing industry.

Letter from Federal Trade Commission in response to Senate resolution of September 3, 1919, submitting a report of the results of a special investigation of the reasonableness of the maximum profit limitations fixed on the meat-packing industry by the Food Administration ..

by United States. Federal Trade Commission.

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meat industry and trade -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Referred to the Committee on agriculture and forestry and ordered printed September 25, 1919.

    Series66th Cong., 1st sess. Senate. Doc -- 110.
    ContributionsUnited States. Food Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p. incl. tables.
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14450338M
    LC Control Number19027549
    OCLC/WorldCa11798972

    The U.S. meat industry directly employs nearly , people: , in meat packing, , in meat processing, and , in poultry processing. The industry is responsible for generating nearly two million additional jobs for the people who produce equipment and ingredients used in meat and poultry processing, transportation, and retail and foodservice sales. Since this book was released you would think that the conditions people worked under would have changed. A new report by the Human Rights Watch entitled Blood, Sweat, and Fear Workers’ Rights in U.S. Meat and Poultry Plants reveals that these conditions still exist within United States meat packing industry. Further, this industry is among.

      In Chicago the Chicago meatpacking industry, along with other industries, began to expand and grow. There was money to be made both at home, as well as overseas. Making profits initially relied upon two major things – – cheap labor, and the absence of any type of regulation.   A century after Upton Sinclair published "The Jungle" in , the industry that produces the meat for America still faces some of the same tensions and troubles that the .

    Due to health reasons, the meat packing industry has aroused the attention of many. This has been caused by the safety standards in the meat packing industry. The attention has also been caused by the use of machines in the packing process. The industry uses fast running machines hence the employees are exposed to more injury risk.   Upton Sinclair, Whose Muckraking Changed the Meat Industry. T President Theodore Roosevelt signed two historic bills aimed at .


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