Expansion of federal government as a means of improving the general welfare
Biologics Control Act (1902):restore public confidence and eliminate unfair competition
If meat packers were selling diseased meat, then why were there no revelations of unsanitary conditions in the reports of government inspectors?
large-scale preservation of foodstuffs to be sold on a national market made it impossible for individuals to have personal knowledge of consumer products
Federal regulators had to conduct long, complex proceedings to establish standards