: (B. A. I. Order 334)
United States Department pf A
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY'*
ORDER TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION
UNITED STATES OF RINDERPEST AND
Effective on May 1, 1932
Pursuant to Title III, section 306 (a) of the act of Congress approved June
17, 1930 (46 Stat. 689), notice is hereby given that I, Arthur M. Hyde, Secre-
tary of Agriculture, have determined that the contagious and communicable
disease of rinderpest or of foot-and-mouth disease exists in the following-
named foreign countries: Abyssinia, Albania, Algeria, Arabia, Argentina,
Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Ceylon, Chile, China, Czechoslo-
vakia, Danzig (Free City), Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Great Britain,
Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Korea (Chosen), Latvia, Luxembourg,
Morocco, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Persia, Peru, Philippine Islands,
Poland, Portugal, Portuguese East Africa, Rhodesia, Rumania, Russia, Siam,
Spain, Straits Settlements, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia,
Turkey, Uruguay; the Colonies or Territories of Eritrea, Gambia, Gold Coast,
Kenya, Nigeria, Somaliland (British), Tanganyika, and Uganda in Africa,
the Island of Java and various islands of the Mediterranean; and I have so
officially notified the Secretary of the Treasury. Wherefore, by said section
306 (a) the importation into the United States of cattle, sheep, or other
domestic ruminants, or swine, or of fresh, chilled, or frozen beef, veal, mutton,
lamb, or pork, from the countries above named, is prohibited.
Under authority of Title III, section 306 (c) of said act of Congress, it is here-
by ordered that all cattle, sheep, and other domestic ruminants, and swine, and
all fresh, chilled, or frozen beef, veal, mutton, lamb, or pork, offered for entry
and refused admission into the United States from countries in which rinder-
pest or foot-and-mouth disease exists, shall be exported by the consignees thereof'
within 48 hours or in the event the said animals or products shall not be ex-
ported within the time herein specified they shall be destroyed in accordance
with the directions of the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry.
Under authority conferred upon the Secretary of Agriculture by section 2 of
the act of Congress approved February 2, 1903 (32 Stat. 791), it is ordered
that no garbage derived from fresh or frozen meat which has originated in any
country in which either of the said diseases exists shall be unloaded from any
vessel in the United States or within the territorial waters thereof: Provided,
however, That such garbage, when contained in tight receptacles, may be so un-
loaded for the purpose only of being incinerated or to be transported beyond said
territorial waters for the purpose of dumping.
It is further ordered, under the authority of said act of February 2, 1903
(supra), that dressed poultry offered for entry into the United States from
any country in which either of the said diseases exists shall be unpacked or
removed from storage at the port of entry and shall thereupon not be allowed
(a) The feet of such poultry have already been removed at a point above
the spur or spur core; or
S(b) The feet are removed and destroyed or disinfected as directed by the
SChief of the Bureau of Animal Industry. Such removal and destruction or
,M, disinfection shall be accomplished by the importer or his agent at his own
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This order, which for the purpose of identification Is designated as- B. .A. t:
Order 334, shall become effective on May 1, 1932, and shall supersede B. A.1, ..
Orders 298, 315, 318, and 330 and Amendment 1 thereto, dated, resp t ,vAI
September 17, 1926, January 23, 1929, May 9, 1929, and June 25, 1981.
SDone at Washington this 14th day of March, 1932. .
^IW'I Witness my hand and the seal of the Department of Agri- ": |
culture. ATHU H E, ;
AIITmUs M. ,1YI)E, h,, !!
Secretary of Agriculfture.
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