South Tyneside takeaway awarded new five-star food hygiene rating

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

Spice Station, a takeaway at 149-151 Prince Edward Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear was given the maximum score after assessment on November 15, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of South Tyneside's 144 takeaways with ratings, 67 (47%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.