L.A. County wants food trucks to carry health letter grades
Get ready, food truck owners: Those letter grades certifying cleanliness at restaurants may be coming to you.
Los Angeles County public health officials are asking the Board of Supervisors to expand to food trucks the countys popular letter grading system that evaluates safe food handling practices. The vote, originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been pushed back a week.
If approved, 6,000 full-service catering trucks and 3,500 hot dog, churro and other limited food service carts would be covered by the ordinance. If the supervisors approve it, enforcement would first begin in unincorporated areas of the county.
County health officials said they anticipate that cities will adopt the county ordinance as well, which would permit the county public health department to enforce the rule... [via La Times]