North Tyneside takeaway given 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 North Tyneside takeaway has been handed a new four-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

A North Tyneside takeaway has been handed a new four-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

Pepe's Piri Piri, a takeaway at 165 - 167 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear was given the score after assessment on January 8, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of North Tyneside's 190 takeaways with ratings, 105 (55%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.