Mobile food carts are just like restaurants in many ways. Both serve food and both are inspected by the Health Department. However, unlike restaurants, vendors don’t get a report card to display on their carts.
A neighbor complained Fu Sushi on Avenue B was serving food over the weekend even after it failed three straight health inspections. However, manager Sam Chung says that is not the case.
The Certificate of Still Birth Bill was first introduced in New York in 2003, but failed to pass because opponents feared it would impinge on abortion rights. The language of the bill has since been rewritten to address those concerns.
Health officials announced Tuesday that they’ll pay surprise visits so food establishments can’t suddenly pull out the signs.
The state health department was considering spot checks of other hospitals after inspectors found a Brooklyn medical center continued to X-ray premature babies long after it said the practice had been discontinued.
Bloomberg said there was “nothing wrong” with the new rules, adding that members of the media would be “going crazy” if they weren’t in place.
A half-dozen alternative treatment centers across New Jersey could be legally selling marijuana to patients with certain medical conditions by late summer.
New York City’s Health Department is no stranger to controversial health campaigns, will this be one of them?
Officials were trying to identify those who were in close contact with the 17-year-old Matawan Regional High School senior.
The New York City Health Department released a troubling report on Thursday. Six cases of meningitis have been reported in just the last month.
“Well, there’s no reason to spend money on a ‘B’ quality restaurant in this town,” says one man.
The 4-year-old boy died late last week of bacterial pneumonia, which can be a complication of flu.
More and more hookah bars seem to be popping up across the city and one Brooklyn lawmaker is looking to put a stop to it.
Some passionated arguments are expected to be heard at a hearing this afternoon from both supporters and opponents of a proposed new outdoor smoking ban.
It’s been four months since the Health Department introduced its new process for rating restaurant cleanliness, but some say it’s still not fair.