Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Packers and Stockyards Act
Program Area: 
Consumer Protection
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
16 CFR 0.4
Filed By: 
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Extends the Commission's jurisdiction to cover such activities of meat packers as are not related to the sale of livestock, meat products, and the like; transactions in oleomargarine; retail sales of meat and related products; other matters involving meat and related products if the Secretary of Agriculture so requests or, in certain circumstances, where action by the Commission is necessary to exercise effective jurisdiction over retail sales of such products; poultry product transactions. Competition, consumer protection, enforcement. Enforced under the general Federal Trade Commission Act.
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Attorney Fees/Costs
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Cease and Desist Order
Finding of Violation/Non-Compliance
Verified by Agency: