THESE are the 16 businesses across the region that 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.

A Ferryhill pizza shop and a Gateshead continental food shop are among those that have been given a zero star hygiene rating in recent weeks.

Read more: Why Tomahawk in Acklam Hall in Middlesbrough got ONE STAR hygiene rating

Meanwhile, a Tyneside tapas bar and a Newcastle Indian restaurant are among those that have been given a one star over the same time period.

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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 that 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 September and October 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 Friday, October 29.

Sicilianozero star hygiene rating*

*This score has been updated to a four 

14 Darlington Road, Ferryhill

Inspected on September 10, 2021

Pizza Maniazero star hygiene rating

38 Seaside Lane, Easington Colliery 

Inspected on September 8, 2021

Goodfillaszero star hygiene rating (this venue has now been given a three star hygiene rating)

Nanny Gs Tea Room, 36 Hylton Road ,Sunderland

Inspected on August 26, 2021

Almizan Continental Food Storezero star hygiene rating

151 Coatsworth Road, Bensham, Gateshead

Inspected on October 7, 2021

Cubana Coffee And Tapas Housezero star hygiene rating

Green Ginger Shopping Arcade, Front Street, Tynemouth

Inspected on September 9, 2021

Bamboo Garden - one star hygiene rating

Warren Square, Horden, Peterlee

Inspected on September 15, 2021

Hello 7  - one star hygiene rating

7 Priory Road, Framwellgate Moor 

Recently inspected – new rating to be published soon

Inspected on September 2, 2021

Pizza Roma  - one star hygiene rating

9 Fabian Court, Eston

Inspected on September 7, 2021

Bianco's Pizzeria  - one star hygiene rating

8a High Street, Normanby

Inspected on August 26, 2021

On Fire - one star hygiene rating

147 Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough

Inspected on September 21, 2021

Koochini - one star hygiene rating

6 Vine Place, Sunderland

Inspected on September 16, 2021

Stanhope Tandoori - one star hygiene rating

156A Dean Road, South Shields

Inspected on August 19, 2021

Rajnagar - one star hygiene rating

Two Ball Lonnen, Newcastle 

Inspected on September 14, 2021

Bengal Spice Tandoori - one star hygiene rating

67 Queen Street, Amble, Northumberland

Inspected on September 15, 2021

Company B - one star hygiene rating

North End, Longhoughton, Northumberland

Inspected on September 7, 2021

The Big River Cafe - one star hygiene rating

8 High Street West, Wallsend 

Inspected on September 2, 2021

To search for your takeaway on the Food Standards Agency website - click here

If your business has been re-inspected please email so our article can be updated to show your new score


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