New food truck laws prevent feeding homeless

March 31, 2014

Seyth Miersma

“New regulations in Birmingham, AL set higher standards for food trucks operating in that community – namely that they must obtain permits from the local health department. The regulations, on the books since January 1 of this year, have also had the unintended consequence of preventing at least one church from distributing food to homeless city residents.

An ABC affiliate recently filed a report, stating that Birmingham church Lords House of Prayer has been barred by the police from delivering food to the homeless residents of the city’s Linn Park… Rick Wood said the police told him he could no longer distribute food unless he had both a food truck and the proper permit.”

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