NYC May Add Mobile Tags To Restaurant Letter Grades

NYC May Add Mobile Tags To Restaurant Letter Grades
technology

The city is exploring the use of scannable codes in a number of applications including construction permits and garbage trucks.

Kyana Gordon
  • 23 february 2011

A year after New York City required a mandatory posting of health inspection letter grades in eatery windows, the city’s Health Department is exploring the addition of scannable barcodes that New Yorkers could scan to get more in-depth info on what’s to blame for a less-than-stellar score. The health inspection details are already available online, but barcodes would make that information easily accessible to potential customers at a restaurant’s front door.

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