Health Department launches test of A-B-C cleanliness grades for restaurants

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The Allegheny County Health Department today launched a six-week pilot for a new inspection system that could see A-B-C cleanliness grades go on restaurant doors as early as this fall.

During the test, health inspectors will grade restaurants following their inspections, but the results will be unofficial and only used internally to help tweak the system.

The unofficial grades will be available to restaurant owners upon request.

Results of the pilot are to be presented to the county Board of Health in September.

The grading plan, which has drawn opposition from some prominent local restaurateurs, would need approval from the board and county council before it could be implemented.


Patricia Sabatini: psabatini@post-gazette.com or 412-263-3066. First Published July 2, 2014 12:00 AM

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