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Standards and Specifications

  • F. Leslie Hart
  • Harry Johnstone Fisher

Abstract

Standards and specifications are not new, but as old as commerce itself. As trade grew beyond the barter stage, the need for a common trade language and definition of terms increased. Guilds and trade associations were formed to serve this purpose. Many of our present day standards are nothing more than codified trade practices.

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Trade Association Grade Standard Poultry Product Meat Inspection Process Fruit 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Leslie Hart
    • 1
  • Harry Johnstone Fisher
    • 2
  1. 1.U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationBoston DistrictUSA
  2. 2.The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment StationNew HavenUSA

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