Otto von Bismarck said “laws are like sausages. It’s better not to see them being made.” Had Bismarck read yesterday’s New York Times story by Michael Moss he might have said “laws are like sausages and hamburger . . . .” If you are tilting towards vegetarianism or dubious about purchasing that 18-pack of frozen ground beef patties for your next barbecue, E. Coli Path Shows Flaws in Beef Inspection will could push you over the edge.