Regulation of the Day: Rice Inspection Certificates

The seventh in an occasional series that shines a bit of light on the regulatory state.

Today’s Regulation of the Day comes to us from the Department of Agriculture ($95 billion 2008 budget, 105,778 employees).

Our rice is in crisis. Inspection certificates currently contain some data in the grade line section that better belongs in the results section. Fortunately, the USDA is stepping in to right this horrible wrong.

Read all about it in pages 30,015-30-017 of the 2009 Federal Register.