This is what happens when you try to shrink government to the point where you can drown it in a bathtub: http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/dail...ries-foodborne-diseases-rising-144403719.html Didn't we already learn these lessons 100 years ago? There is an imbalance of information and power between corporations and consumers. Regulation and enforcement are necessary to keep corporations from acting against the public good. Without them we get salmonella, toxins in baby formula, chemical dumping that turns our rivers into superfund sites... And guess what -- to enforce regulations effectively, our government agencies need funding. Not a lot. (Hint: The FDA's entire annual budget is about what we spend in Afghanistan every week.) Gee, I remember hearing something once about those who don't learn from history... anyone remember what that was?