Red Meat Industry

Events

William Pynchon Frist Packaged Meat

1662

Boston becomes First Slaughter Center

1742

First Meat Packing Plant - Cincinnati "Porkopolis"

1818

Railroads came to Chicago

1852 - 1865

Refrigerated Rail Car Patented

1868

Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle"

1904

Meat Inspection Act and Food and Drug Act Passed

1906

Development of Standards for Meat Quality Grades

1916

Boxed Beef Impact

1960

Wholesome Meat Act Passed

1967