"An ambitious plan" Not in the least. Of all the scenarios for population reduction this is probably the most feasible and one which the elite could roll into motion in a matter of weeks if they really wanted to. "What are you doing here on slashdot with us animals?" I'm a slave just like you buddy. I only happen to have a lower slashdot id.
I have got a better solution. Let's build gated communities where the God fearing people can live a peaceful and quiet life. Leaving the other animals to roam the wilderness and do as nature dictates.
They needed to invent the lawyers first !
Cut to the orange farmer now supplying falty ladders to his worker !
You got it wrong
The real question is: who would you rather have a beer with?
Here's a brilliant idea ! Let the consumer prove it is unsafe.