It's a Living. Part I: David's Saga. Episode 5: Regulation

Businessman sinking in heap of documents and asking for help

The previous episode of our fictional story ended with David and Susan excited about the idea of starting a business selling meatball sandwiches. They'd call it Balls of Joy.

But the joy dissipated when they looked at the 105-page California Retail Food Code. Among its thousands of regulations, they found this page-worth particularly depressing: