Consumer Safety joshua noel

A journalist named Upton Sinclair wrote a book that told of how workers in the meat factorys would kill rats with poisoned bread and then throw all the dead rats and bread into the same crates as the meas. When president Roosevelt found out about what was happening he passed the Meat Inspection Actin 1906 that dictated cleanliness requirements for meat packers and created a Federal meat inspection program.Dr harvey washington in lectures across the country Harvey criticized manufacturers about putting drugs and alcohol into children medicines. In 1906 Congress passed the pure food and drug act that stopped the selling of contaminated medicines and food and made food company's put truthful labeling on their products.

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