Food Truck Safety: Public Health Problem or False Alarm?

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Gourmet food trucks are the toast of neighborhoods all over Los Angeles, from Venice to downtown's Grand Park. But only 60% have those signs with letter grades from food inspectors, and the ones that do may not have received them recently. LA Times consumer columnist David Lazarus followed up on a complaint from a reader who said she and her husband got sick after heating hot dogs from a cart in West LA.


David Lazarus - business columnist for the Los Angeles Times - @Davidlaz, Angelo Bellomo - LA County Department of Public Health - @lapublichealth, Matt Geller - Southern California Mobile Food Vendor's Association - @mattgeller

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