By the numbers: Food cart sanitary violations

Food cart sanitary violations

Borough Violations Per Inspection
Manhattan 1.17
Brooklyn 1.11
Queens 1.09
Staten Island 1
Bronx 0.82

Most common violation? 779 citations for food kept at the wrong temperature, and (yecch) 372 violations for vendors who failed to wear a hat or net to keep hair from falling into the food, according to a recent survey of Dept. of Health citations. State and city officials have ordered food carts to post cleanliness “letter grades” like those on city restaurants, sometime next year.

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