Category archives for: Food Safety News

Portland, ME: Biting into the Fantasy

BOYS ON THE SIDE Favreau seeks fulfillment in his mainstream foodie film Chef.

Film and food trucks rev up our primal urges

San Antonio, TX: Food Truck Vendors must Adhere to Fire Safety Standards


Once a year, food truck vendors like Frank Collazo are required to pass a health inspection and a fire safety inspection.

Tampa, FL: After Philly Food Truck Explodes, Inspection Questions at Tampa Rally

Food truck rally in downtown Tampa

Tampa Fire Marshal Milton Jenkins heard about the explosion Wednesday morning and immediately thought of Tampa’s rally. He checked on the reports and found that the trucks had not been inspected before the event started, as required. So he went down to the food truck rally himself to check it out. He met an inspector there.

Anchorage, AK: Are Downtown Food Carts Safe?


If you’re a food cart vendor in Anchorage, downtown is the place to be.

Denver, CO: Inspections find Denver Food Trucks Often Break Hand-Washing Rules

Sweet Cow co-owner Ross Cohen, right, scoops ice cream in his food truck at Civic Center earlier this month, while Caleb Gilmore takes an order. Sweet Cow recently received a health citation for not having running water in the truck. But operators fixed the problem quickly and were back in business in about a half hour. (Andy Cross, The Denver Post)

Denver’s popular food trucks and carts have suffered from a significant problem: unwashed hands.

Boulder Creek, CA: Happening Today – Farmers Market


Today is the first farmers market for 2014, from 12:00noon till 4:00pm, yeah!

Toronto, CAN: Food Truck Events to look forward to this Spring


Here’s a few food truck events you can look forward to this Spring season.

Toronto, CAN: New Rules For Toronto Street Vending Leaves Vendors Hopeful Yet Hungry For More Change


Permits given to trucks will be limited to 125 permits over the next 12 months (there’s currently 27 already claimed) and will be limited to one per person. What will happen to trucks that have two or more trucks?

Columbia, MO: Columbia City Council to Consider Plan for Downtown Food Trucks

Ozark Mountain Biscuit Co.
(photo: via facebook)

Plan sets aside parking space.

Boyne, MI: Food Truck Talks to Continue

via Flickr, Beverly Ann d'Cruz

During the next several weeks, the Boyne City City Commission will continue its discussion of how food service trucks should be regulated in the city.