Changes Made to Restaurant Inspections
Posted September 6, 2007 8:23 p.m. EDT
Raleigh, N.C. — N.C. is changing the way it inspects restaurants and other places that serve food.
The law use to required food establishments to be inspected four times a year, no matter how limited or extensive the menu. Some counties did not have enough inspectors to meet those requirements.
With the new risk-based inspections, inspectors will focus on eateries that pose the highest potential risk to public health.
Inspectors will visit full service eateries more often than places that serve only pre-prepared foods and drinks.