ELEVEN businesses across the region have just been handed a poor food hygiene rating in the latest round of inspections.

The most recent scores on the doors from the Food Standards Agency shows which takeaways and businesses have been told to make improvements.

The ratings, which are based on hygiene and safety, structural compliance and confidence in management are routinely updated.

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Across the UK, every food outlet including convenience stores, restaurants, hospitals and care homes are given a hygiene rating.

In the North-East and North Yorkshire, the majority of takeaways and restaurants continue to receive a three and above rating.

But there are a number which are identified as causes for concern which must make "major improvements."

This is what each hygiene rating means

0 - Urgent Improvement Necessary
1 - Major Improvement Necessary
2 - Some Improvement Necessary
3 - Hygiene Standards Generally Satisfactory
4 - Hygiene Standards Good
5 - Hygiene Standards Very Good

So we've rounded up the latest results from inspections carried out in February and March where the ratings have just been published.

Here's the list of takeaways recent rated

All ratings correct and valid at time of creating this list on April 24.

Premier B&R News - one star hygiene rating

220 Haughton Road, Darlington

Inspected on March 24, 2021 

Akbar Dynasty - one star hygiene rating

Stockton Road, Sadberge, Darlington

Inspected on March 18, 2021 

Star Tandoori Take Away - one star hygiene rating

4 Victoria Road, Washington

Inspected on March 4, 2021 

Hylton Chop Suey House - one star hygiene rating

229 Hylton Road, Sunderland

Inspected on March 2, 2021 

Fel Fel - one star hygiene rating

27 Silksworth Row, Sunderland

Inspected on February 15, 2021 

Adana Pizza - one star hygiene rating

20 Heaton Road, Newcastle

Inspected on February 12, 2021 

Namaste, Kings Prosecco Lounge - one star hygiene rating

389-391 King George Road, South Shields

Inspected on March 24, 2021 

Pizza Rush - one star hygiene rating

196A Green Lane, South Shields

Inspected on March 11, 2021 

Rothbury Fruit & Veg - one star hygiene rating

Townfoot, Rothbury 

Inspected on February 18, 2021 

Gate Of India Restaurant - one star hygiene rating

40 Front Street, Tynemouth 

Inspected on February 4, 2021

Porky's - one star hygiene rating

168 Kells Lane, Low Fell

Inspected on February 26, 2021 

The businesses has responded sayng "all documentation required is now in place."