“But Sarah,” you say. “That’s different. That’s food safety. Upton Sinclair.” Upton Sinclair was a socialist, writing apologetics for government control. His book is filled with the type of “reality” that underlies all the blades put in apples given to kids on Halloween, and all the poisoned candy, too – it might have happened once, somewhere, but it was for reasons specific to that place, and it had bloody nothing, or less than that, to do with conditions most places.