New York City Department of Health
A bill pending in the City Council would require 10 percent of the 160 health agents to wear some type of body camera when they inspect restaurants and bars.
The Michelin-starred Thomas Keller establishment got 42 violation points when it was inspected Feb. 19, city health department records showed. Infractions included failure to hold hot food at 140 degrees and a lack of a hand-washing facility near the food preparation area.
The city Health Department released the new rankings Tuesday. They’re drawn from the 123,231 infants born citywide in 2012. That’s about 200 more than in 2011.
New York City’s Board of Health voted Wednesday in favor of the mandatory vaccine for children under 6. The initiative takes effect in 30 days and will be required for about 150,000 children.
The free mobile app announced Wednesday will let cooks enter the ingredients of a recipe and it will calculate the number of calories per serving.
New York City restaurants will soon be paying lower fines for minor health department violations.
The American Beverage Association says the ads oversimplify the causes of obesity.
The outbreak of meningitis among gay men has sickened four people already this year, increasing the number of cases to 17 since 2012, according to city health officials.
The Upper West Side restaurant operated by Lady Gaga’s family has been slammed with six critical violations by the New York City Department of Health.
At least one of those salmonella cases linked to the peanut butter has been reported in New York City.
It might seem unusual to see swarms of bees in New York City, but a local beekeeper said honeybees swarm when their hives get overcrowded and this is the time of year when that happens.