TIL in America you cannot sell meat to a restaurant unless you have a full-time USDA inspector at your facility with their own office and bathroom.
As a result, farmers are having to shoot thousands of animals and bury them, because they cannot legally bypass large meatpacking plants that had to close due to coronavirus. And now we have meat shortages.
Another example of government regulation being used as a tool of big business to crush small business to avoid competing with them in a free market. Can a small business afford a full-time inspector with their own office and bathroom?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=591IlMfOpGI