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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, Livestock and Seed Program in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Meat Grading & Certification Service,
  • Meat -- Grading -- Standards -- United States,
  • Meat inspection -- Standards -- United States,
  • Animal products -- Certification -- United States

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ContributionsLivestock and Seed Program (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17822475M

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