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

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. The primary ... Continue reading »
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85th Congress (1957–1958)


Enacted on Aug 28, 1957


Pub.L. 85-172


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Last Updated: Aug 28, 1957


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