U.S. Department of Agriculture

Proposed Change in the Treatment of Reconstituted Milk under Milk Marketing Orders- Comments of the Department of Agriculture’s Preliminary Impact Statement

by Michael P. Mazur February 8, 1981 Community Nutrition Institute

On August 23, 1979, the Comnunity Nutrition Institute (CNI), one fluid processor, and three individual consumers requested a public hearing to consider changes in the regulatory treatment of reconstituted milk products under federal milk orders. In response, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a pre-notice of request for hearing on November 13, 1979. On March […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Quality Service: Prohibition of PCB-Containing Equipment or Machinery and Liquid Polychlorinated Biphenlys (PCBs) in Federally- Inspected Meat Establishments, Poultry Product Establishments and Egg Product Plants

by Elizabeth Pinkston December 4, 1980 Environmental Protection Agency

The Council on Wage and Price Stability recommended against adoption at this time of the proposed regulations requiring that equipment containing fluid polychlorinated biphenlys (PCB’s) be removed from food-related industrial plants. The rules were proposed jointly by the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency. They were designed to […]

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BEFORE THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: HANDLING OF MILK IN FEDERAL MILK MARKETING AREAS

by R. Robert Russell February 29, 1980 U.S. Department of Agriculture

The Council on Wage and Stability has announced it favors lifting restrictions on the marketing of reconstituted milk. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is considering proposals to lift or modify current federal regulations that make selling reconstituted milk products uneconomical, and the Council has strongly urged a public hearing to address these proposals.  Abolishing current […]

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COUNCIL STAFF OPPOSES INCREASE IN MILK PRICE SUPPORTS

by Council on Wage and Price Stability March 4, 1977 Interstate Commerce Commission

  The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) staff hereby submits its comments to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) in response to a notice in the Federal Register soliciting data, views, and recommendations on the price support program for milk (42 FR 8663). The Secretary of Agriculture is currently considering the terms and conditions […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: Definition of Meat and Classes of Meat, Permitted Uses and Labeling Requirements

by William Lilley August 25, 1976 U.S. Department of Agriculture

The Council on Wage and Price Stabil ity (“Council”) hereby submits its comments on a proposal by the Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) to revise the definition of meat and provide for nutritional standards, uses, and labeling of certain classes of meat. The proposal appeared in the April 27, 1976 issue of the Federal Register (41 […]

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Council Supports USDA Proposal to Allow Production of Mechanically Deboned Meat

by Council on Wage and Price Stability August 25, 1976 U.S. Department of Agriculture

Proposed regulations to allow production of mechanically deboned meat were supported today by the Council on Wage and Price Stability, provided the health and safety questions which have been raised concerning mechanically deboned meat can be satisfactorily resolved. The Council stated that permitting the use of mechanical deboning procedures would increase the available supply, and […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Before the U.S. Department of Agriculture: Price Support Program For Milk

by Michael H. Moscow February 4, 1976 U.S. Department of Agriculture

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (“Council”) hereby submits its comments to the Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) on the price support program for milk. The Secretary of Agriculture is currently considering the terms and conditions of the price support program for milk for the 1976-1977 marketing year beginning April 1, 1976. Under the Agricultural […]

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Council Warns Increase in Milk Price Supports is Likely to be Inflationary

by Council on Wage and Price Stability February 4, 1976 U.S. Department of Agriculture

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today filed comments with the Department of Agriculture (USDA) warning “that any increase in the support level for milk is likely to have a significant inflationary impact and impose substantial costs on consumers of dairy products.” The Council’s comments came in response to a USDA notice in the […]

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Statement of Albert Rees Before the Subcommittee on Domestic Marketing and Consumer Relations Committee on Agriculture House of Representatives

by Albert Rees June 10, 1975 U.S. Department of Agriculture

Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee: We are pleased to be here in response to your invitation to discuss farm-retail price spreads and related issues in food marketing and to present the views of the staff of the Council on Wage and Price Stability on these issues. I am accompanied this afternoon by Professor Richard King of North Carolina […]

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