You say you don't believe that government can get too big, too intrusive? Sure, it's a voluntary effort now, but how long before it becomes policy?
What business does any government, much less a city government, have in dictating how food is cooked. Granted, if they're cooking in rat poison, that's one thing. But we're talking about margarines and frying oils here.
Obviously, New Yorkers are so stupid, they need their government to intervene on their behalf.
Nanny government. Want some?