Food safety

Essential safety requirements for street-vended foods


Publication details

Editors: World Health Organization
Publication date: 1996
Languages: English, French



This document focuses on "street-vended foods" or its equivalent "street foods" which are defined as foods and beverages prepared and/or sold by vendors in streets and other public places for immediate consumption or consumption at a later time without further processing or preparation. This definition includes fresh fruits and vegetables which are sold outside authorized market areas for immediate consumption.