Food Safety Inspections and Storefront Grade Posting: The case of NYC and LA

Steven Tarca
Kevin Stephen Murphy, University of Central Florida


This article looks at the discourse surrounding mandatory public posting of food inspection grades in certain locations across the United States, with a particular concentration with both New York City and Los Angeles. The rule of storefront posting is the same for these cities, but their procedures and systems are different, which has elicited discourse over the past decade. This article utilizes both primary and secondary resources to examine this recent trend in sanitation procedures.