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Records of the Maine Sardine Council, including correspondence concerning use of various herring parts for non-food products (e.g., artificial pearl, nail polish, fire-fighting foam), 1958; minutes of the Research Sub-Committee of the Maine Sardine Council and the Maine Sardine Packers’ Association, 1959-1966; Nielsen reports to the Maine Sardine Council on the U.S. consumer sales and distribution of Sardines, some of which include both consumer selling prices and dealer buying prices by region and type of store, 1960-1962, 1965-1966; letter from the Commissioner for the Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries to the U.S. Committee for Reciprocity Information proposing an increase on tariffs for imported Sardine products, 1960; final pack reports for industry, 1960-1961; letter from the Maine Sardine Council to the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare opposing the establishment of a standard for identifying fish protein concentrate or whole fish flour by the Food and Drug Administration, 1961; report on the “Proposed Standards on Sardines canned from Clupea Harengus” from the Maine Sardine Industry Research and Quality Control Laboratory, 1966. [Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning some pages in two parts.]


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