S. 1747 (85th): An Act to provide for the compulsory inspection by the United States Department of Agriculture of poultry and poultry products.

Limited information is available for bills and resolutions introduced before 1973 (the 93rd Congress).
Introduced:

85th Congress (1957–1958)

Status:

Enacted on Aug 28, 1957

Law:

Pub.L. 85-172

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Last Updated: Aug 28, 1957

Source:

GPO FDSys – United States Statutes at Large

About the bill

The Poultry Products Inspection Act of 1957 (P.L. 85-172, as amended) requires the United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to inspect all domesticated birds when slaughtered and processed into products for human consumption. By regulation, FSIS has defined domesticated birds as chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, and guinea fowl. Ratites were added in 2001 ...

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GPO FDSys – United States Statutes at Large

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