Food hygiene ratings handed to two Gateshead takeaways

New food hygiene ratings have been awarded to two of Gateshead’s takeaways, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows.

A Food Standards Agency rating sticker on a window of a restaurant in central London. A huge variation in food hygiene standards remains across the UK, with one in five high or medium-risk food outlets failing to meet standards, according to a study.
A Food Standards Agency rating sticker on a window of a restaurant in central London. A huge variation in food hygiene standards remains across the UK, with one in five high or medium-risk food outlets failing to meet standards, according to a study.

New food hygiene ratings have been awarded to two of Gateshead’s takeaways, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows.

Superpie, at 116 Coatsworth Road, Bensham, Gateshead was handed a four-out-of-five rating after assessment on May 12.

And Yummies, at 40 High Street, Felling Central, Felling was given a score of three on May 11.

It means that of Gateshead's 198 takeaways with ratings, 115 (58%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.