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H.R. 12144 (90th): An Act to clarify and otherwise amend the Meat Inspection Act, to provide for cooperation with appropriate State agencies with respect to State meat inspection programs, and for other purposes

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The Wholesome Meat Act (also called "Equal To" law) is a United States federal law enacted in 1967 amending the Federal Meat Inspection Act which established a statute for federal meat inspection programs. It requires that states have inspection programs "equal to" that of the federal government which are administered by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

The H.R. 12144 legislation was passed by the 90th United States Congressional session and enacted into law by the 36th President of the United States Lyndon Johnson on December 15, 1967.

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90th Congress (1967–1968)

Enacted on Dec 15, 1967

Pub.L. 90-201

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 1967