Meat Inspection Act


1906_meat inspection aactjpgU.S. Congress passes the Meat Inspection Act in reaction to public outcry over the unsanitary conditions of meat packing plants in Chicago described in journalist Upton Sinclair’s novel, The Jungle.

World Population : 170,060,000

Key:   1,000,000 People    1,000,000 People (Annotated)    Milestone

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