Context of Packer consent decree. Letter from the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, transmitting... a report concerning the present status of the consent decree in the case of the United States vs. Swift & Co. et al., entered in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, February 27, 1920. February 17 (calendar day, February 20), 1925. -- Ordered to lie on the table. February 26, 1925. -- Ordered to be printed.