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United States Army beef scandal

Contamination of food in 1900s

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Problem -as population went up, the demand for food went up -factories added additives, colorings, and chemicals to prevent food decay which was detrimental to health -Embalmed Beef Scandal- US gave 33 year old canned meat to soldiers at the Spanish American War -Upton Sinclair's The Jungle exposed Chicago's meat industry Solution -President Roosevelt passed the Meat Inspection Act and Food and Drug act in 1906 -But, weakness in enforcement
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