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Yelp Begins Listing Restaurant Health Inspection Records In SF

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A restaurant inspection score displayed on Yelp. (CNET/Yelp)

A restaurant inspection score displayed on Yelp. (CNET/Yelp)

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SAN FRANCISCO (CNET) – Yelp plans to shine a bright light on kitchen conditions with the addition of restaurant hygiene scores.

The scores, imported from city data, are showcased on business pages under the “Health Score” heading and are being rolled out in San Francisco and New York. Review-seekers can click the score to read through an establishment’s inspection history and get detailed information on its various violations.

“While ratings and reviews are incredibly powerful ways to guide spending decisions, we’re always looking for new ways to supplement the information to provide a better experience for consumers,” Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppleman said Thursday in a blog post.

Read the rest of the story from CNET News.

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