What is Critical Violation in Food Safety?
Critical Violation in Food Safety meaning A practice in a food establishment that endangers public health and may reduce the letter grade received from a NYC Department of Health inspection. Some criti- cal violations must be corrected before food can be served or a permit issued. See also: Food Establishment Inspection, General Violation in Food Safety, Im- minent Health Hazards in Food Safety
reference: NYC Glossary for RESTAURANTS & BARS