Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, With the Annual Message of the President Transmitted to Congress December 6, 1897
Mr. White to Mr. Sherman.
Berlin, September 25, 1897. (Received October 8.)
Sir: Referring to my dispatch No. 22, of July 8 last, I have the honor to transmit herewith a translation of a note and two accompaniments which have to-day been received from the Imperial foreign office, in which is contained a list of cases where trichinae have been found in pork or pork products imported from the United States to Lübeck, Bavaria, and Hamburg during the first half of the year 1897.
I am, etc.,
Baron von Rotenhan to Mr. White.
Berlin, September 24, 1897.
Referring to the communication from this office of July 7 last, the undersigned has the honor to transmit herewith to his excellency the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the United States of America, Mr. Andrew D. White, two compilations of cases in which trichinae were found in pork shipped from America to Lübeck, Bavaria, and Hamburg during the first half of the year of 1897.
Aside from the cases mentioned in the compilations, a number of other cases occurred where trichinae were found. These cases have not been mentioned, as the accompanying certificate can not be ascertained.
The undersigned avails himself, etc.,
|No.||Name of district.||Time of examination.||Specification of meat in which trichinae were found.||Remarks.|
|Free and Hanseatic|
|1||City of Lübeck||July 19, 1897||One side of bacon||
Taken from a shipment of 25 cases of American sides of bacon.
Certificate of inspection is issued by Daniel Gand & Son, Chicago, Jan. 25, 1897, No. 7607; aside of this, No. 34476 is to he found in the right-hand corner; the inspection was made for Halely Bed.
|Kingdom of Bavaria.|
|2||Sündersb ü, district of Lichtenhof.||Jan. —, 1897||One piece of meat each taken from 2 barrels.||Certificate of inspection: Chicago, Nov. 25, 1896, No. 4289, Inspector W. S. Denve. Meat-inspection stamps, 323959 and 323983.|
|3||District of Schoppershof.||Feb. 26, 1897||do||Taken from a barrel containing 147 neck roasts (Halsbraten); meat-inspection stamp No. 272156.|
|4||do||do||do||Taken from a barrel containing 229 neck roasts (Hals bra ten); meat-inspection stamp No. 272151.|
|5||do||Mar. 17, 1897||Do||Taken from a barrel containing 146 neck roasts (Halsbraten); meat-inspection stamp No. 272188.|
|6||do||Apr. 21, 1897||do||Taken from a barrel containing 119 neck roasts (Halsbraten); meat-inspection stamp No. 273274.|
|7||do||May 11, 1897||Do||Taken from a barrel containing 241 neck roasts (Halsbraten); meat-inspection stamp No. 273589|
|8||do||May 14, 1897||do||Taken from 2 barrels with 257 neck roasts (Halsbraten); meat-inspection stamp No. 273277.|
|9||do||May 15, 1897||do||Taken from 2 barrels containing 164 neck roasts (Halsbraten); meat-inspection stamp No. 273284.|
|10||do||May 20, 1897||do||Taken from a barrel containing 130 neck roasts (Halsbraten); meat-inspection stamp No. 273283.|
|11||do||do||Two pieces of meat||Taken from 2 barrels containing 274 neck roasts (Halsbraten); meat-inspection stamp No. 273285.|
|12||do||May 28, 1897||One piece of meat||Taken from 2 barrelscontaining 236 neck roasts (Halsbraten); meat-inspection stamp No. 273290.|
|13||do||May 31, 1897||do||Taken from 2 barrels with 246 neck roasts (Halsbraten); meat-inspection stamp No. 273276.|
State of confiscation of American pork on account of trichince.
|Date.||Specification of the confiscated goods.||The encasing from which the trichinous goods were taken had on it the following-||Specification of the American health certificate to which the encasing belonged.||Name of the American shipper.||Name of the receiver of the goods in Hamburg.|
|Commercial mark.||American stamp number.||No.||Date.|
|Jan. 11||1 piece of bacon (short fat backs).||Case 17||231142||4269||Chicago, Nov. 24, 1896||A .D. White & Co||Order of A. D. White & Co.|
|14||1 piece of boneless ham||Barrel 197||332206||4306||Chicago, Nov. 27, 1896||Armour & Co.||Tietgens & Robertson.|
|15||1 piece of bacon*|
|16||1 piece of boneless ham||Barrel 133||323931||4287||Chicago, Nov. 25, 1896||Armour & Co.||Tietgens & Robertson. do.|
|20||Do||Barrel 197||323205||4306||Chicago, Nov. 27, 1896||Do||Do|
|23||1 piece of rib bellies||Case 10||(†)||4112||Chicago, Nov. 11, 1896||A. D. White & Co.||Order of A. D. White & Co.|
|26||1 piece of boneless ham||Barrel 137||323984||4290||Chicago, Nov. 25, 1896||Armour & Co.||Tietgens & Robertson.|
|Feb. 4||Do||Barrel 133||Do||Do||Do.|
|23||1 piece short picnics||Case 4||334631||6054||Chicago, Jan. 13, 1897||Viles & Robbins||Hammond Import Co., Berlin.|
|Mar. 2||1 piece of boneless ham||Barrel 133||323925||4287||Chicago, Nov. 25, 1896||Armour & Co.||Tietgens & Robertson.|
|17||Do||Barrel 21||345146||6367||Chicago, Feb. 5, 1897||Viles & Robbine||E. Acker & Co.|
|24||1 piece of boneless hams||Case||16770||518||Chicago, Feb. 17, 1897||The G. H. Hammond Co., South Omaha, Nebr.||Hammond Import Co., Berlin.|
|24||do||16778||Chicago, Feb. 16, 1897||Nelson Morris & Co||Brook & Schnars.|
|25||1 piece of bacon||Case||350903||6471||Chicago, Oct. 24, 1896||Armour & Co.||Tietgens & Robertson|
|26||1 piece of boneless ham||Barrel 91||315518||3209||Buffalo, N.T., Feb. 27, 1897.||Jacob Dold Packing Co.||Brock & Schnars.|
|30||1 piece of pork||Case 15||141190||1279||Buffalo, N.Y., Feb. 18, 1897.||North Packing & Prov. Co.||Packing & Prov. Co.|
|31||1 piece of bacon||Do||141203||Kansas City, Apr. 1, 1897.||Armour Packing Co.||Tietgens & Robertson.|
|[Page 189]Apr. 3||1 piece of short clear ham||Case X||294545||3915||Chicago, Mar. 11, 1897||A. D. White & Co.||Order of A. D. White & Co.|
|9||1 piece of boneless ham||Barrel||272252||5485||Chicago, Oct. 24, 1896||Armour & Co.||Tietgens & Robertson|
|14||1 piece of bacon||Case||362035||7086||Kansas City, Apr. 1, 1897||Armour Packing Co||Do|
|24||1 piece of boneless ham||Barrel 91||315497||3209||do||do||Do|
|30||do||Barrel||272245||5485||Chicago, Dec. 12, 1896||Armour & Co.||E. Stander.|
|May 1||Do||Do||272252||5485||Chicago, Oct. 24, 1896||Do||Tietgens & Robertson|
|3||Do||Barrel 258||335286||4480||Chicago, Apr. 17, 1897||A. D. White & Co.||A. D. White & Co.|
|14||do||Barrel 91||315504||3209||Kansas City, Apr. 1, 1897||Armour Packing Co||Tietgens & Robertson|
|19||1 piece of rib bellies||Case A||369824||8078||Chicago, Mar. 23, 1897||Viles & Robbines||Hammond Import Co., Berlin|
|25||1 piece of boneless ham||Barrel||272250||5485|
|June 19||1 piece of sweet-pickled picnics.||Case 13||363227||7777|
* It could not be ascertained to which lot or to which health certificate the bacon belonged.
† The case belonged to a lot of 25 cases bearing the numbers 324173–324197.
The State Veterinary.