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Straight A’s for food trucks in Boston don’t quite add up

November 5, 2019 by


by Mike Beaudet 5 Investigates finds screw in food, employees wiping nose, licking fingers They are trendier than ever, but 5 Investigates discovered what the city tells the public about the cleanliness and health status on these mobile eateries could be misleading. This fall in Boston, there is a smorgasbord of food trucks on the […]

A major issue for some Boston food trucks? Hand-washing

June 5, 2017 by


by Megan Woolhouse and Matt Rocheleau Customers lined up during lunch hour at a food truck in Dewey Square last week. They’re restaurants on wheels, churning out everything from pan-seared dumplings to juicy porchetta sandwiches for the city’s hungry lunchtime crowds. But food trucks, which are proliferating at a rapid pace around Boston, are more […]

Boston Food Trucks – The Whole Story of Inspections

August 6, 2013 by


I don’t care about the number or percentage of food trucks that didn’t pass inspections in Boston, MA. I want to know that in the off chance I eat at a food truck in Boston, I won’t get ill.  I went to the City of Boston Food Truck schedule. Did a quick look for each […]

12 sick; good communication can’t cover lousy management; Clover restaurant’s lapses preceded Salmonella outbreak

July 18, 2013 by


by Doug Powell When a city inspector went to the Clover restaurant in East Cambridge last Friday, she found spoiled cauliflower, hummus, and various salads coming back from food trucks at improper temperatures, and no one on hand to supervise the kitchen staff. That inspection, sparked by an outbreak of food poisoning among some of […]

Food Safe Guru – Food Trucks and Food Safety

July 24, 2012 by


Today’s Huffington Post article, “Food Truck Secrets: 10 Things Food Trucks Don’t Want You To Know”, food safety holds the third bullet point. Really? Shouldn’t food safety be at the top?  We all know that food trucks clog streets and brick and mortar restaurants are worried about the competition, however, the most important point is the […]