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Wartime controls in the meat packing industry.

W. M. Drummond

Wartime controls in the meat packing industry.

by W. M. Drummond

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Published by s.n.]. in [s.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meat industry and trade.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCanada. Advisory Committee on Reconstruction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination65 numb. leaves
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20765531M

    -- Yes: Factory farming is an ethical way to treat animals: Producers of animal food products are committed to animal welfare / Animal Agriculture Alliance -- The meat packing industry promotes the welfare of animals / American Meat Institute -- Providing humans with quality food is more important that animal welfare / Justine Brian -- No.   As a result, a strong woolen industry developed after the Revolutionary War. Packing and Processing Industry. The expanding rail system and development of refrigerated rail cars marked the beginning of a new era. Cattlemen began to breed animals for the quality of meat, rather than for their stamina to survive the long drives.

      The Jungle by Upton Sinclair is a vivid and moving account of the meat processing and slaughtering industry in the early ’s. The Jungle is a well-informed critique on the social, political, and economic issues of the food industry and the rapidly developing capitalist society of . Sinclair’s novel, The Jungle (), based on his newspaper reporting, exposed the inner workings of the meat packing industry. The outrage that the book caused has often been singled out as the main reason for the passage of legislation to protect consumers.

    In the United States, expansion in the meat packing industry during the Civil War, along with development of refrigeration for use in railroad cars and slaughtering facilities, provided an incentive for meat processors to create sausage products that could utilize cheaper, perishable cuts of meat, along. Editor’s Note: Murray Rothbard’s new masterwork, The Progressive Era, is now available for purchase. Judge Napolitano’s preface below speaks to why the Progressive Era is so key to our understanding of modern America. This is the first of many selections from the book we will be offering at in the future. When I was in my junior and senior years at Princeton studying history in.


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The meat packing industry handles the slaughtering, processing, packaging, and distribution of meat from animals such as cattle, pigs, sheep and other livestock.

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