7 U.S.C. § 191

Current through P.L. 117-47 (published on www.congress.gov on 10/08/2021")
Section 191 - "Packer" defined

When used in this chapter the term "packer" means any person engaged in the business (a) of buying livestock in commerce for purposes of slaughter, or (b) of manufacturing or preparing meats or meat food products for sale or shipment in commerce, or (c) of marketing meats, meat food products, or livestock products in an unmanufactured form acting as a wholesale broker, dealer, or distributor in commerce.

7 U.S.C. § 191

Aug. 15, 1921, ch. 64, title II, §201, 42 Stat. 160; Pub. L. 94-410, §2, Sept. 13, 1976, 90 Stat. 1249.

AMENDMENTS1976- Pub. L. 94-410 substituted definition of "packer" for former definition which included provisions dealing with direct or indirect control of specified businesses through stock ownership or otherwise.

commerce
The term "commerce" means commerce between any State, Territory, or possession, or the District of Columbia, and any place outside thereof; or between points within the same State, Territory, or possession, or the District of Columbia, but through any place outside thereof; or within any Territory or possession, or the District of Columbia.
livestock products
The term "livestock products" means all products and byproducts (other than meats and meat food products) of the slaughtering and meat-packing industry derived in whole or in part from livestock;
livestock
The term "livestock" means cattle, sheep, swine, horses, mules, or goats-whether live or dead;
meat food products
The term "meat food products" means all products and byproducts of the slaughtering and meat-packing industry-if edible;
person
The term "person" includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, and associations;