Oh yes they do, can and have. Food safety inspectors can shut down restaurants, groceries, butcher shops, meat processing plants, and feedlots. If someone tries to block access, it's amazing what a trip to the State District Attorney can accomplish.
Now granted, as with every profession there will be some completely corrupt who will give high passing grades to anyone given the proper 'incentive', like a free time-share or vehicle.
Goldenrose, think for a moment who might've been behind pushing the bill in the first place. These things just don't happen of their own accord. Generally, someone is buying someone else, and usually it's a Political Action Committee, Special Interest Lobby, or Labor Union. Follow the money.