Why, if course we can count on manufacturers looking out for consumer product safety, environmental protection, and workplace safety,<quoted text>You do realize that both large and intrusive are completely subjective terms.
Is the government large and intrusive that regulates food processing procedures, or industrial pollution, or work place safety. Perhaps labor relations need to swing back to management whose prime concern is making a profit.
Just remember how the banking industry did such a great job regulating itself.
Jeez.... It's not like the bankers, lied, cheated, stole, and nearly destroyed the economies of the entire industrialized world just so they could explode their corporate profits and personal wealth beyond an average persons wildest dreams.
Oh, wait .......