The information furnished under the provisions of this chapter shall be used only for the statistical purposes for which it is supplied. No publication shall be made by the Secretary whereby the data furnished by any person can be identified nor shall the Secretary permit anyone other than the sworn employees of the Department of Agriculture to examine the individual reports.

Terms Used In 7 USC 955

  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 19 USC 2297
  • person: includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See 10 USC 820
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture. See 10 USC 820