Big-city food trucks serve up safety in new report

(CNN) — Food truck lovers, a new study is validating your cravings.

After reviewing more than 200,000 food inspection reports, a public interest law firm in Virginia found food trucks and carts in seven cities performed better than or equal to restaurants.

The study, called “Street Eats, Safe Eats,” examined cities where food trucks and restaurants have to follow the same guidelines.

The cities examined were Boston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Miami, Seattle and Washington, D.C.The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department puts all local restaurant inspections – including those for food trucks – online. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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