ELEVEN businesses across the region have been handed a poor food hygiene rating in inspections carried out in the past several weeks.

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

Two dessert shops from the same chain are among those that have been given a one star hygiene rating - while three businesses have been given a zero.

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

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 either make "urgent" or "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 May and June where the ratings have just been published by the Food Standards Agency.

Here's the list of takeaways recent rated

All ratings are as listed by the FSA at time of creating this list on July 15.

Fona Pizza - zero star hygiene rating

2 North Bridge Street, Sunderland

Inspected on June 9, 2021 

Yummy Kitchen - zero star hygiene rating

49 Villette Road, Sunderland

Inspected on May 13, 2021

Chin Chin Cantonese Chinese Take Away - zero star hygiene rating

127 Adelaide Terrace, Newcastle

Inspected on June 16, 2021 

King Pizza - one star hygiene rating

912 Shields Road, Newcastle

Inspected on June 10, 2021

Top Top Pizza - one star hygiene rating

9 Fawdon Park Road, Newcastle

Inspected on June 9, 2021

House Of Sweets /Candy Crush - one star hygiene rating

822 Shields Road, Newcastle

Inspected on May 24, 2021

Red Star Chop Suey House - one star hygiene rating

121 Marsden Road, South Shields 

Inspected on June 3, 2021

Pizza Rominos - one star hygiene rating

2 Makepeace Terrace, Gateshead

Inspected on June 2, 2021

Da Vinci Pizza - one star hygiene rating

131 Church Street North, Sunderland

Inspected on May 19, 2021

Cream Curls / King Of Fast Food - one star hygiene rating

2B Front Street, Fence Houses

Inspected on May 6, 2021

Cream Curls / King Of Fast Food - one star hygiene rating

3 - 4 West View, Concord, Washington

Inspected on May 10, 2021

If your business has since been re-rated, email jim.scott@newsquest.co.uk  


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