662.11173 Barley/1: Telegram

The Consul at Bremen (Reed) to the Secretary of State

Am requested by Bremen Senate, Chamber of Commerce and Association Grain Importers to report that animals have been poisoned after feeding with American barley, grade 2, arrived this month and to request immediate investigation and stoppage further shipments [Page 904] of chemically regenerated barley. Position serious, refusal of all grain arrivals threatened. Official analysis of samples being arranged.