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Food Bunk

Douglas327 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 2:10 PM
Here's a scenario that requires governing: In a Libertarian age an enthusiastic and optimistic young man get an idea he believes will make him rich. He implements it. He offers this culinary sensation to the public. They try it. Success... at first. but as the days go by his customers fall ill. It is discovered that they have been poisoned. And the cause, ignorance, without sanitation instructions or requirements our erstwhile entrepreneur did not realize what was required to keep invisible germs at bay.
nawlins72 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 6:45 PM
LOL...so before our benevolent Department of Health materialized from the heavens, humans didn't grasp the concept of hygiene and sanitation, huh? GTFO!!

With America's "fiscal cliff" approaching, pundits wring their hands over the supposed catastrophe that government spending cuts will bring. A scare newsletter called "Food Poisoning Bulletin" warns that if government reduces food inspections, "food will be less safe ... (because) marginal companies ... (will) cut corners."

We're going to die!

Most people believe that without government meat inspection, food would be filthy. We read "The Jungle," Upton Sinclair's depiction of the meatpacking business, and assume that the FDA and the Food Safety and Inspection Service are all that stand between us and E. coli. Meatpacking conditions were disgusting. Government...

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