All posts tagged regulatory oversight of industry

Designed to Fail: Why Regulatory Agencies Don’t Work

Designed to Fail: Why Regulatory Agencies Don’t Work is a great piece about how and why government fails to do its job in regulatory enforcement, written by a veteran U.S. regulator by the name of William Sanjour. Having developed a few regulations myself, I have to say that I completely agree with his observations and […]

Media Update for April 17, 2011

Advance warnings negate benefits of inspections: It seems that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is giving egg producers an easy ride when it comes to inspections. A blogger has posted that the CFIA gives as much as two weeks notice. Some producers have used this time to clean up and get their hen-houses in order. […]

Media Update for April 9, 2011

More reasons for strong regulatory enforcement: Most Canadians don’t realize that we actually have a pretty poor record of regulatory enforcement. And by enforcement, I mean inspecting regulated industries and holding them accountable for breaches of law and regulation. The problem, you see, is that it’s all well and good to have tough laws. But […]