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Food Trucks Face Ratings Grade System

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Food trucks in Los Angeles County could become subject to a cleanliness grading system already being used in restaurants.

County health inspectors currently assign restaurants with a letter grade based on their cleanliness and eateries must prominently display the score.

The Los Angeles Times reported Monday that health officials are asking the county Board of Supervisors to extend the grades tomobile food trucks, which have soared in popularity in recent years.

If passed, the ordinance would cover 6,000 full-service catering trucks and another 3,500 smaller carts.

The ordinance would require vendors to tell county officials their whereabouts so inspectors could find them for unannounced checks.

Officials are due to vote on the ordinance Sept. 21.

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