Metadata Updated: April 24, 2018
his dataset is refreshed on a monthly basis. Requests for more detailed information or actual copies of inspection reports should be directed to the local health department or State District Office which conducted the inspections in question. Active food service establishments include only establishments that are currently operating. Some counties provide this information on their own websites and information found there may be more frequently updated. More detailed information can be obtained directly from each local health department through the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) process. Historical inspection data through 2005 is also available. Inactive (closed) establishments can be found at: https://health.data.ny.gov/Health/Food-Service-Establishment-Inspections-Beginning-2/aaxz-j6pj. Researchers agree to: Use the data for statistical reporting and analysis only. The author will include a disclaimer that states any analyses, interpretations or conclusions were reached by the author and not the NYSDOH.