South Tyneside takeaway given new food hygiene rating

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

Hebburn Takeaway, a takeaway at 23 Birtwhistle Avenue, Hebburn, Tyne & Wear was given the score after assessment on December 20, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of South Tyneside's 145 takeaways with ratings, 68 (47%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.