Kilgore may tighten rules governing food vendors
Kilgore — Luis Rosa serves hot dogs, sausage and sandwiches from his mobile food cart in Kilgore. But he does his cooking at home.
That may come to an end if city officials implement tougher restrictions on vendors such as Rosa.
B.J. Owen, Kilgore’s general services director, said the city is looking at requiring all mobile food vendors to have a brick and mortar facility from which they base their business.
Owen addressed the City Council this past week with concerns regarding the potential health risks posed by distributing food from carts like Rosa’s.
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