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ORANGE COUNTY, CA — Santa Ana and Orange County Health Care Agency officials shut down more than 100 sidewalk food stands during a six-week period that ended Dec. 16, KTLA 5 reported.
Santa Ana officials said in a press release that the vendors were selling food “unfit for human consumption” and selling food without proper health permits.
“The County Health Department said that some of the food was too raw and that the heat being prepared was not hot enough to cook the food thoroughly enough,” Alvaro Nunez, the city’s Assistant Director of Planning and Building, told KTLA 5.
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