Packer Law and Legal Definition

Section 191 of Title 7 under Chapter 9 of the United States Code Service defines the term “packer” as “any individual engaged in the business of buying livestock in commerce for slaughtering purpose, or manufacturing or processing meats or meat food products for sale or shipment in commerce, or marketing meats and meat food products, or livestock products in an un-manufactured form and who acts as a wholesale broker, dealer, or distributor in commerce.” See (7 USCS § 191)