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Regulation of the poultry industry under the Packers and Stockyards Act

United States. General Accounting Office

Regulation of the poultry industry under the Packers and Stockyards Act

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by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Poultry industry -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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    Statementby the staff of the U.S. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1], v, [1], 20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17663478M

      On Decem , the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) published a proposed rule amending regulations issued under the original Packers and Stockyards Act (P&S Act) of Contract Poultry Growers Have Rights under Federal Law As a contract poultry grower, your relationship with your processing company is governed by your contract. However, you do have certain rights beyond that contract under a federal law called the Packers and Stockyards Act. Regulations provide further details under the Packers and Stockyards File Size: KB. The new rule would let farmers or ranchers sue a company like Tyson under the Packers and Stockyards Act if the farmer could prove Tyson had harmed the farmer’s business. final regulation.   U.S. Code of Federal Regulations Regulations most recently checked for updates: All Titles Title 9 Chapter II Part - REGULATIONS UNDER THE PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT.

    USCA comments on proposed Packers and Stockyards Act regulations Agriculture on the proposed establishment of a new regulation under the Packers and Stockyards Act, which protects fair trade.


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Regulation of the poultry industry under the Packers and Stockyards Act by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Regulated Entities Under the Packers and Stockyards Act. Reporting Violations of the P&S Act. As stated by Congress, the purpose of the Packers and Stockyards Act (P&S Act) is "to assure fair competition and fair trade practices, to safeguard farmers and ranchers to protect consumers and to protect members of the livestock, meat, and poultry industries from unfair, deceptive, unjustly.

Get this from a library. Regulation of the poultry industry under the Packers and Stockyards Act: study. [United States. General Accounting Office.]. Packers and Stockyards Act Page 11 eceer Packers and Stockyards Act, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled.

Title I—Definitions Section 1 [7 U S C ] Short title This Act may be cited as the “Packers and Stockyards Act. The poultry industry is regulated by USDA, Packers and Stockyards Administration. The Administration regulates the industry by ensuring that contracts between producers and processors are complied with.

Regulation of the poultry industry differs from regulation. Note: These lists include certain regulated entities subject to the Packers and Stockyards Act - those that are required to maintain a bond (market agencies, dealers, and packers) and those subject to the statutory trust provisions (bonded packers and live poultry dealers).

A live poultry dealer (“company”) contracts with poultry growers to raise live poultry for slaughter. As a poultry grower who raises and cares for live poultry for slaughter by a separate entity under a contract, you have certain rights and protections under the Packers and Stockyards Act (“Act”) and regulations.

The Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is amending existing scales and weighing regulations under the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act to include requirements regarding the weighing of feed whenever the weight of feed is a factor in determining payment or settlement to a livestock grower or poultry grower when livestock or poultry is produced under a livestock or poultry.

Get this from a library. Regulations and statements of general policy issued under the Packers and stockyards act,as amended.

[United States. Agricultural Marketing Service.]. Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) Title 9. Animals and Animal Products; Chapter II. AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE (FAIR TRADE PRACTICES PROGRAM), DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; Part REGULATIONS UNDER THE PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT.

After threatening an antitrust suit, in February Palmer managed to force the "Big Five" packers (Armour, Cudahy, Morris, Swift and Wilson) to agree to a consent decree under the Sherman Antitrust Act which drove the packers out of all non-meat production, including stockyards, warehouses, wholesale and retail d by: the 67th United States Congress.

strued.6 Under the Act, the Secretary has “jurisdic-tion to deal with every unjust,unreasonable or discriminatory regulation or practice’ involved in the marketing of livestock.”7 This authority, which extends to preventing “potential injury by stopping An Overview of the Packers and Stockyards Act 35 1.

7 U.S.C. §§ ().File Size: KB. Types of Enforcement Actions. Packers and Stockyards Division (PSD), part of AMS’ Fair Trade Practices Program (FTPP), monitors industry activities and conducts regulatory compliance reviews and investigations to determine whether subject persons and firms are complying with the Packers and Stockyards Act (P&S Act) and regulations.

Regulations under the United States Grain Standards Act. Part - General regulations. Part - Official performance requirements for grain inspection equipment.

Part - Official performance and procedural requirements for grain weighing equipment and related grain handling systems. The Packers and Stockyards Act ofas amended (“PSA” or “Act”), 7 U.S.C.

§§is designed to insure effective competition and integrity in livestock, meat, and poultry markets. It was enacted in response to concerns that the “Big Five” large meat packers- Swift & Company, Armour & Company, Cudahy Packing Company.

Live poultry dealers and bonded packers subject to the statutory trust provisions under the Packers and Stockyards Act. This list and the packer bond amounts are current as of the date listed on the linked file. The listed business addresses are most often mailing addresses.

Section (b) of the Packers and Stockyards Act, (the Act), as amended (7 U.S.C. et seq.), specifies that it is unlawful for any packer, swine contractor, or live poultry dealer to either make or give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to any particular person or locality in any respect.

In administering this provision of the Act, the United States Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary). Packers. and Stockyards Act (P&S Act).

These include: • Assuring fair competition and trade practices • Safeguarding farmers and ranchers • Protecting consumers • Protecting livestock, meat, and poultry industry members from unfair, deceptive, unjustly discriminatory, and monopolistic practices The Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards.

Sec. 26–6 Q:\COMP\AGMISC\Packers And Stockyards Act, xml PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT, 3 In original law, there was a period after the enumerator and title heading (TITLE II.—PACK- ERS.). TITLE II—PACKERS 3 Subtitle A—General Provisions SEC.

ø7 U.S.C. ¿ When used in this Act the term ‘‘packer’’ means any person engaged in the business (a) of buying. The Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is proposing to amend existing scales and weighing regulations under the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act to include requirements regarding the weighing of feed whenever the weight of.

Terms and Definitions of Poultry, Poultry Grower, and Poultry Growing Arrangement (PDF; Kb) Regulations and Statements of General Policy Issued Under the Packers and Stockyards Act: Poultry and Live Poultry Dealers § Records to be Furnished Poultry Growers and Sellers. meat, and poultry benefit from the P&S Act.

Who is Subject to the Packers and Stockyards Act. Those engaged in the business of marketing live-stock, meat, and poultry in commerce are subject to the P&S Act. Stockyards, commission firms, live-stock auctions, order buyers, livestock dealers, meat packers, meat brokers, meat wholesalers and dis.

The Agency is currently reviewing all regulations and statements of general policy issued under the provisions of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act.

Review of nine regulations, which have been identified as Group III, has been completed. As a result of the review, this document proposes to. Regulations for meat packers begin While the Meat Inspection Act advanced the quality of food, it did nothing for worker safety nor for those who sold animals to the packers.

Ten years later, President Wilson sought investigation into the industry to Author: Ben Yale. Scope of Sections (a) and (b) of the Packers and Stockyards Act.

A Rule by the Agriculture resulting in the U.S. poultry industry becoming less competitive in global markets and threatening jobs here in the U.S. The corporation argued that protection of competition must be the “underpinning” of a regulation issued under the P&S.

Rights and Protections Under the Act Trust Rights Under the P&S Act. Like other segments of the U.S. economy, recent conditions also have impacted members of the livestock and poultry industries.

A number of livestock producers and poultry growers have contacted AMS with concerns about transactions involving packers and live poultry dealers. The P&S Act currently includes two trusts: The packer trust (7 U.S.C.

), which requires packers to hold livestock, inventory, receivables and proceeds in trust for unpaid cash sellers of livestock; and the poultry trust (7 U.S.C. ), which requires live poultry dealers to hold poultry, inventories, receivables, and proceeds in trust for.

GIPSA RULE – PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT ____ Issue: The Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act was enacted in and prohibits unfair, deceptive and unjust discriminatory practices by market agencies, dealers, stockyards, packers, swine contractors and live poultry dealers in the livestock and poultry industries.

(WASHINGTON) – Today, the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) submitted comments to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on  the proposed establishment of a new regulation under the Packers and Stockyards Act, which protects fair trade, financial integrity, and competitive marketing for livestock, meat, and poultry.

The Packers and Stockyards Act, which is designed to protect fair trade, financial integrity, and competitive marketing for livestock, meat, and poultry. It states that it is unlawful for any packer, swine contractor, or live poultry dealer to either make or give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to any particular person or.

New Packers and Stockyards Act Rulemaking. For decades, a federal law called the Packers and Stockyards Act protected America’s farmers and ranchers from abusive monopoly power in the livestock industry.

The courts began to water down this law in the ’s, giving a handful of corporations unprecedented control over meat and poultry production.

The Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA), Packers and Stockyards Program (P&SP) is amending the regulations issued under the Packers and Stockyards Act,as amended and supplemented (P&S Act).

GIPSA is adding a paragraph addressing the scope of sections (a) and (b) of the P&S. Regulation Of The Poultry Industry Under The Packers And Stockyards Act The Department of Agriculture’s regulatory authority over the poultry Industry has remained fairly stable since Technological and market changes, however, have moved the Industry from one of.

Packers and Stockyards Act,enacted Aug (42 Stat. ) arrangement under which a poultry grower raises and cares for live poultry for delivery, in accord with another’s instructions, for slaughter; under such regulations as the Secretary may Size: KB. The Packers & Stockyards Act (PSA), among other things, prohibits packers, swine contractors and poultry dealers from using any “unfair, unjustly discriminatory, or deceptive practice.” It also prohibits them from giving any “undue or unreasonable preference or.

On DecemGIPSA published in the Federal Register (81 FR ) and invited comments on a proposed rule to amend the regulations issued under the Packers and Stockyards Act (P&S Act) (7 U.S.C.

Any group purchasing livestock or poultry needs to determine if it is regulated under the Packers and Stockyards Act (PSA) (7 U.S.C. sections to b). Sellers of livestock or poultry should also know what protections PSA provides them.

Congress originally passed PSA to protect sellers of livestock and subsequently amended the Act to protectFile Size: KB. the livestock and poultry industries nor GIPSA. Also, as the preamble to the proposed rule noted: “For several decades, GIPSA has brought administrative enforcement actions against packers for violations of the regulations under the P&S Act without demonstrating harm or likely harm to competition.” In the proposed rule itself.

THE PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT, two suppliers who were packers under the act. The Federal Trade Commission. 11 ruled that Food Fair Stores, Inc., a retail grocery chain, is a packer under the act by virtue of slaughtering livestock and processing meat for.

The purpose of the Packers and Stockyards Act is “to assure fair competition and fair trade practices, to safeguard farmers and ranchers to protect consumers and to protect members of the livestock, meat, and poultry industries from unfair, deceptive, unjustly discriminatory and monopolistic practices ”.

For decades, a federal law called the Packers and Stockyards Act protected America’s farmers and ranchers from abusive monopoly power in the livestock industry.

The courts began to water down this law in the ’s, giving a handful of corporations unprecedented control over meat and poultry production.

poultry growing arrangement or swine production contract USDA Regulations On Jthe Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) published the proposed rules that the Farm Bill required The proposed rules would add "several new sections" to the regulations under the PSA.

According to the summary of theFile Size: KB.- Code of Federal Regulations Title 9, Volume 2, January 1, - CFR Title 9 - CFR 9, Animals and Animal Products - CFR 9, Part to end, Animals and Animal Products. This volume contains Part to end: Part ; Reserved - Part ; REGULATIONS UNDER THE PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT/5(7).Had the IFR become effective, it would have added a paragraph to the regulations issued under the Packers and Stockyards Act (P&S Act) addressing the scope of sections (a) and (b) of the P&S Act, which enumerate unlawful practices under the Act.

Specifically, the IFR would.