As more research was done by the USDA, they found harmful substances used by Armour and CO. and other Meat trust to package meats and used substances as substitues
I, Thomas Dolan, am a fraud, me and my company have been packaginf carrion
Armour and CO
Oh chucks what is a butcher like me going to do, I've been exposed!
The meat was rotten and sometimes left with rusty nails and other non food items for months in barrels and would be grind with other meat to make sausages, this caused many health issues in not just the USA but the Spanish American war, were US troops were given bad rations of flesh
The Meat trust have been broken and collapsed, the new act will ruin my business too as a caner of meat.
As more and more muckraking articles most of the companies in Chcago that were part of the Meat trust, either shut down or had massive renovations
The Meat scandal began as a mishandling of meat by companies, they take action against this and Upton Sinclair wrote his famous book the jungle
Meat is gross and the companies are to blame, Read The jungle written by me
DOWN WITH THE MEAT TRUSTS!!
THrough the Muckraking and The Jungle,, outrage and protests began demanding reform for the meat industry
WE WILL NOT BE SERVED CARRION!
Theodore Roosevelt passes the Meat inspection Act of 1906, as not just as a reaction to the conditions in the meat packing industry, but also to bust a trust
I hear by decree that all meat needs to be inspected before selling it