In the early 14th century, government officials oversaw street food vendor activities. With the increasing pace of globalization and

tourism, the safety of street food has become one of the major concerns of public health, and the focus is on raising public awareness for

governments and scientists. However, despite concerns about pollution among street food vendors, such incidents are small in number,

with the study comparing rates to those of restaurants.In Singapore, street food vendors known as "hawkers", more than half of whom were

unlicensed,were considered "primarily a nuisance to take off the streets". Between 1971 and 1986, 113 hawker centers were built to

remove hawkers from the streets while preserving the food culture.In 2002, a sample of 511 street foods in Ghana by

the World Health Organization showed that most contained microbial numbers within accepted limits, and a separate sample of

15 street foods in Calcutta showed that they were "nutritically balanced". which provided about 200. kilocalorie of energy per rupee cost.

Street food is a ready-to-eat food or drink that is sold by a hawker, or vendor, on a street or other public place, such as a market or fair