SANTA CLARA (KCBS)— Restaurants in Santa Clara County could soon be required to display color-coded scorecards showing patrons their history of health violations.
The proposal goes before the county’s board of supervisors Tuesday. The colored placards would also indicate whether or not the eatery has passed health code inspections. They would be green for pass, yellow for conditional pass or red for failure, which would also mean the restaurant, is closed.
The county’s former director of the consumer division of the Environmental Health Department, Heather Forshey, said one of the most common problems is not keeping food at the proper temperature.