(B. A. L. Order 818.)
Issued May, 1929
United States Department of Agriculture
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
* ORDER REGULATING THE IMPORTATION OF DRESSED
POULTRY FROM REGIONS IN WHICH RINDERPEST OR
FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE EXISTS
(Effective on August 1, 1929)
It having been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture that rinderpest
and fopt-and-mouth disease, contagious and infectious diseases of animals, exist
in many of the countries throughout the world and to prevent the introduction
of the contagion of such diseases into the United States, it is ordered, under
authority conferred upon the Secretary of Agriculture bry section 2 of the act
of Congress approved February 2, 1903 (32 Stat. 791), that on and after August
1, 1929, dressed poultry offered for entry into the United States from any
region in which foot-and-mouth disease or rinderpest exists shall be unpacked
or removed from storage at the port of entry and may thereupon be allowed
(a) If the feet of such poultry have already been removed at a point above
the spur or spur core; or
,. (b) Upon such removal of the feet and their destruction or disinfection as
Directed by the-Cliibf of the Bureau of Arnimal Industry, such removal and
destruction or disinfection to be accomplished by the importer or his agent
at his own expense.
This order, for the purpose of identification, is designated as B. A. I. Order 318.
Done at Washington this 9th day of May, 1929.
Witness my hand and the seal of the Department of Agriculture.
[sEAL.] -]ATHUR M. HYDE,
.9 29tw Secretary of Agriculture.
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFIC: 1929
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