health code health code

Definition(s):

  • (n) set of standards established and enforced by government for health requirements as in plumbing etc

Usage(s):

  1. No dogagainst the city's health code, repeated the maitre d'.
  2. New York's health code requires each laboratory to hire a licensed physician or an experienced technician as its director.
  3. To meet the challenge, New York has adopted what is probably the most advanced mental-health code in the country.

News

  1. Restaurateurs launch $150M lawsuit against 'unconstitutional' Department of Health grading system

    Forty restaurant owners slapped the city with a $150 million lawsuit today calling the Department of Health grading system unconstitutional and an unfair tax on small businesses. "The health inspector following guidelines of the health code creates a revenue scheme for the city of New York in a confusing manner...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Oakland restaurant hit with 12 health code violations, remains open

    Despite health code violations, an Oakland restaurant will remain open for business while they work to correct the issues the Health Department cited them for. India Garden was cited with 12 critical violations, and now a yellow sticker warns customers of the consumer alert. According to the inspection report, workers were making yogurt on site without certification, smoking cigarettes behind ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

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