Cities Ban Ethnic Food Trucks

Posted on July 20, 2007. Filed under: Business, News & Politics, North America, United States |


Taco truck owners in New Orleans, Louisiana are accusing local officials of singling out Hispanics after the City passed a law banning certain kinds of mobile food vendors. According to the Boston Globe, local politicians “have long turned a blind eye to whites and blacks peddling shrimp out of pickup trucks and snow cones on the street [but] recently outlawed the rolling Mexican kitchens, calling them an unwelcome reminder of what Hurricane Katrina brought.”

SOURCE: Republica Update

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