Administrative Law Keyed to Strauss
North American Cold Storage Co. v. City of Chicago
The City of Chicago demanded from Complainant turn over 47 barrels of poultry which Complainant held as bailee, on the grounds that it was spoiled and unfit for human consumption. Complainant refused to deliver the poultry, and the City shut down Complainant’s business. Complainant sought an injunction, arguing that Section:1161 of the Code authorizing the seizure of decayed food without a judicial determination that the same was putrid, decayed, poisonous or infected was in violation of the section of the Fourteenth Amendment.
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