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Historic Meat Production and Inspection Film Collection on DVD

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The process of taking an animal like a cow or a pig and turning it into a safe food product for the family table involves many steps - all under the control of government inspection to ensure a safe and germ free environment for each step from animal to supermarket. This collection of films will explore all the various facets involved in the meat production business.

Here are the contents of each of the films in the beef and pork meat production history film collection:

Beef Rings the Bell (1960)


This film explores the critixal role of the Union Pacific Railroad to the beef industry - both for transporting cattle to the processing plants and for transporting the final products to distribution centers across the west. It is an excellent A-Z demonstration of all the steps involved in getting that steak to the BBQ gill.

Producer: Unknown
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 27:17


Herds West (1955)

This film shows how cattle are raised on the range and then moved to feeding barns near big western city processing plants for a final fattening up before being processed.

Producer: Daggett (Avalon) Productions
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 11:36


A Mark of Wholesome Meat (1964)

This film explores the role of USDA meat inspectors inside the meat processing plants and explains what the quality stamps on meat means and how the meat is examined and inspected for safety and quality.

Producer: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Motion Picture Service
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 18:19


Meats With Approval (1946)

This is another examination of the federal meat inspection program and the steps it takes to ensure that the consumer is buying safe and quality meat products.

Producer: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Information, Motion Picture Service
Audio/Visual: Sound, B&W
Run time: 15:35


Pork People Like (1956)

This film explores the various qualities of pork and shows what to look for when making a purchase of hogs to convert into meat products to ensure that the consumer getting the very best cuts of meat possible.

Producer: Gliessman Studios
Audio/Visual: Sound, C
Run time: 10:53


The Story of Selecting Kosher Meat Products for Their Stores (late 1920s - early 1930s)

This film shows the steps that are taken to make cerified kosher meat - the slaugher, inspection and butchering and the necessary processes at each step to ensure that the kosher consumer gets propery prepared meats. It also shows consumers in kosher butcher shops shopping for their meat products.

Producer: Unknown
Audio/Visual: Silent, B&W
Run time: 10:24


This Is Hormel (1965)


This is a very graphic portrayal of the steps taken by Hormel to process meat for the various products that they produce - including SPAM. So if you ever wondered how spam was prodcuced, this is the film for you.

Production Company: Unknown
Audio/Visual: sound, color
Run time: 30:01


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