3. It could make you sick.
Groups like the Center for Food Safety have spoken out against ag-gag legislation because it prohibits workers from recording illegal food safety violations - like, for example, selling meat from sick animals, or misusing pesticides. Under this particular bill, that gag order could potentially apply to any worker at a food company, whether it's a restaurant or an ice cream factory.
And as North Carolina Sen. Josh Stein, an outspoken opponent of the bill, pointed out, it could also be used to stop a pharmacy employee from recording his employers selling expired drugs, for example.