Newcastle takeaway handed new food hygiene rating

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.
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 Newcastle takeaway has been handed a new two-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

A Newcastle takeaway has been handed a new two-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

Starbeck Deli, a takeaway at 7 - 9 Starbeck Avenue, Newcastle Upon Tyne was given the score after assessment on March 24, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of Newcastle's 302 takeaways with ratings, 192 (64%) have ratings of five and just one has a zero rating.