Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Capper-Volstead Act
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
7 CFR 1.130 - 1.151; 7 CFR pt. 1, subpt. I
Filed By: 
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
The CVA sets out criteria by which producers of agricultural products may act in collective fashion and provides rules on membership and prevention of monopolization. Section 292 authorizes Secretary to issue cease and desist orders against violators of the Act.
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Cease and Desist Order
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified