Quote – J.C. Bogart, New York Flour Club (they represented over 80 percent of firms in the flour business). Only date available: 1913.

Such [sanitary] certificates will give a possible opportunity for an unfair person to make demands for graft on the small baker, who is always reluctant to go into the courts to force recognition of his rights. We believe either or both of these sections would have the effect of gradually reducing rather than increasing the number of small bakeries.

Factory Investigating Commission, Second Report, Volume IV, p. 2303.