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4475 [37U /Issued January 22. 1907.
United States Department of Agriculture,
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY.
Amendment No. 8 to B. A. I. Order No. 137 (Regulations Governing the
Meat Inspection of the United States Department of Agriculture).
AMENDMENT TO REGULATIONS 50, 53, 55, 56, 61, AND 64, GOVERNING
THE INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN TRANSPORTATION OF
MEATS AND MEAT-FOOD PRODUCTS.
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY,
Washington, D. C., January 21, 1907.
For the purpose of preventing the use in interstate or foreign com-
merce of meats and meat-food products which are unsound, unwhole-
some, unhealthful, or otherwise unfit for human food, under authority
conferred upon the Secretary of Agriculture by the provisions of the act
of Congress approved June 30, 1906 (34 Stat.,. 674), the following
amendments to Regulations 50, 53, 55, 56, 61, and 64 are hereby pre-
scribed for the transportation in interstate and foreign commerce of the
carcasses, parts of carcasses, meats, and meat-food products of cattle,
sheep, swine, and goats.
This amendment, which for the purpose of identification is designated
as Amendment No. 8 to B. A. I. Order No. 137, shall become and be
effective on and after February 1, 1907.
Secretary of Agriculture.
Regulation 50. Paiagraph (j) of Regulation 50, as amended by
Amendments Nos. 4 and 7 to B. A. I. Order No. 137, is hereby further
amended by changing the wording of the proviso (commencing with
S, the seventh line of said paragraph as it appears in Amendment No. 4)
S, to read as follows: "Provided, That during the months of October,
V November, and December, 1906, and January, February, and until
t!r March 15, 1907, shippers who are in possession" etc. The effect of
this amendment is to allow until March 15, 1907, to dispose of the
~remaining sweet pickled, dry salted, smoked, and other similar meats,
~ lard, lard compounds, etc., which were prepared or were in process of
S. preparation prior to October 1, 1906.
Regulations 53, 55, 56, 61, and 64. The requirenrent of each of
the above regulations that car numbers and initials shall be shown on
* the various shipping certificates is hereby modified to include only car-
$ load shipments. On certificates for less than carload shipments the
7 car numbers and initials need not be shown.
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