Business & Finance: Meat Move

In 1920 the Government started anti-trust suits against the four national meat packers—Armour & Co., Swift & Co., Wilson & Co., Cudahy Packing Co. There was no trial, for the packers went into court and consented to having a decree issued forbidding them to deal in other products than meat and its derivatives, likewise forbidding them to establish retail stores. In nine years, two major attempts have been made to have the decree rescinded. The U. S. Supreme Court in all its venerability each time reaffirmed the decree.

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