Regulation of the poultry industry under the Packers and Stockyards Act
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Regulation of the poultry industry under the Packers and Stockyards Act study by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Poultry industry -- Law and legislation -- United States

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Statementby the staff of the U.S. General Accounting Office
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], v, [1], 20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14900786M

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Packers and Stockyards Act Page 11 eceer Packers and Stockyards Act, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. Title I—Definitions Section 1 [7 U S C ] Short title This Act may be cited as the “Packers and Stockyards Act. The poultry industry is regulated by USDA, Packers and Stockyards Administration. The Administration regulates the industry by ensuring that contracts between producers and processors are complied with. Regulation of the poultry industry differs from regulation. Note: These lists include certain regulated entities subject to the Packers and Stockyards Act - those that are required to maintain a bond (market agencies, dealers, and packers) and those subject to the statutory trust provisions (bonded packers and live poultry dealers). A live poultry dealer (“company”) contracts with poultry growers to raise live poultry for slaughter. As a poultry grower who raises and cares for live poultry for slaughter by a separate entity under a contract, you have certain rights and protections under the Packers and Stockyards Act (“Act”) and regulations.

The Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is amending existing scales and weighing regulations under the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act to include requirements regarding the weighing of feed whenever the weight of feed is a factor in determining payment or settlement to a livestock grower or poultry grower when livestock or poultry is produced under a livestock or poultry . Get this from a library! Regulations and statements of general policy issued under the Packers and stockyards act, , as amended.. [United States. Agricultural Marketing Service.]. Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) Title 9. Animals and Animal Products; Chapter II. AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE (FAIR TRADE PRACTICES PROGRAM), DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; Part REGULATIONS UNDER THE PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT. After threatening an antitrust suit, in February Palmer managed to force the "Big Five" packers (Armour, Cudahy, Morris, Swift and Wilson) to agree to a consent decree under the Sherman Antitrust Act which drove the packers out of all non-meat production, including stockyards, warehouses, wholesale and retail d by: the 67th United States Congress.

strued.6 Under the Act, the Secretary has “jurisdic-tion to deal with every unjust,unreasonable or discriminatory regulation or practice’ involved in the marketing of livestock.”7 This authority, which extends to preventing “potential injury by stopping An Overview of the Packers and Stockyards Act 35 1. 7 U.S.C. §§ ().File Size: KB. Types of Enforcement Actions. Packers and Stockyards Division (PSD), part of AMS’ Fair Trade Practices Program (FTPP), monitors industry activities and conducts regulatory compliance reviews and investigations to determine whether subject persons and firms are complying with the Packers and Stockyards Act (P&S Act) and regulations. Regulations under the United States Grain Standards Act. Part - General regulations. Part - Official performance requirements for grain inspection equipment. Part - Official performance and procedural requirements for grain weighing equipment and related grain handling systems. The Packers and Stockyards Act of , as amended (“PSA” or “Act”), 7 U.S.C. §§ , is designed to insure effective competition and integrity in livestock, meat, and poultry markets. It was enacted in response to concerns that the “Big Five” large meat packers- Swift & Company, Armour & Company, Cudahy Packing Company.