Handwashing sinks now required for NY mobile food vendors handling raw meat

According to Lauren Evans of the gothamist, it’s time for food trucks and carts to grow up and accept some responsibility. The Health Department today released a list of new regulations for the food.truck.NYCmobile eateries including:

• carts and trucks that prepare raw meat will be required to have a sink for hand-washing;

• facilities that store the trucks and carts overnight will have to keep a log of the dates and times that the units enter and exit; and,

• permit holders will be required to be present during inspections.