Department of Agriculture & Markets

Pol: Inspect, grade food markets too
News Billy Rennison 2/16/2012 at 2:40PM

A local politician wants to make sure supermarkets are making the grade — 24 hours a day. Senator Tony Avella has proposed that the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene be given jurisdiction over food markets in the five boroughs, an authority only the state’s Department of Agriculture & Markets currently has. Currently, the [...]