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Slime in the Ice Machine: Health Inspectors Keep Houston Restaurants Clean

There are about 40 people tasked by the city’s Department of Health and Human Services with inspecting thousands of restaurants in the city of Houston. Throw in the many food trucks in the region, and these inspectors are kept busy. One man — Abeid Fells — sets aside just a little bit of time between […]

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There are about 40 people tasked by the city’s Department of Health and Human Services with inspecting thousands of restaurants in the city of Houston. Throw in the many food trucks in the region, and these inspectors are kept busy.

One man — Abeid Fells — sets aside just a little bit of time between inspections to talk with us about the work health inspectors do.

MORE: City of Houston Health Inspection Reports

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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