During the St. Ann Municipal Corporation’s monthly meeting held on Thursday, Leroy Scott, the Chief Public Health Inspector for St. Ann, revealed that existing public health regulations prevent the licensing or certification of roadside food vendors. This is primarily due to their inability to meet the standards established for formal food establishments.

He was questioned about the measures taken by the Public Health Department in the parish to regulate and ensure food safety among street vendors.

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