Mr. Pendleton to Mr. Bayard.
Berlin , December 1, 1887. (Received December 19.)
Sir: The accompanying article, with translation, taken from the Berlin Gazette of the 1st instant, has not been contradicted, and shows that notwithstanding the exclusion of American pork, as well as that of Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian origin, the trichina of which the German Government seems to have such fear exists in the pork of German origin, and the disease prevails among those who eat the pork to an alarming extent.
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