More than 10 North East businesses have been slammed with a poor hygiene ratings following the latest inspections.

The latest inspections carried out by the Food Standards Agency show that 15 business across the North East have been given a zero or one hygiene rating in the last two months.

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A Durham takeaway and a hospital restaurant are among the venues to receive poor scores with one Teesside business even scoring a 0.

The Food Standards Agency rate businesses across the country on their cleanliness given them a rating between 1 and 5.

But what does each rating mean?

0 – means the business needs urgent improvement

1 – means the business needs major improvement

2 – means some improvement are necessary

3 – means hygiene standards are generally satisfactory

4 – means hygiene standards are good

5 – means hygiene standards are very good

We’ve pulled together the ratings for 15 business across the region carried out in April and May by the Food Standards Agency.

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The Northern Echo:

Businesses with a 0 rating:

Deep Dees CafA

Snowdon Road, Middlesbrough

Inspected on: April 13 2022

Businesses given a 1 rating:

Motji Jheel

Front Street, Stanley

Inspected on May 9 2022.

Pizza Corner

Front Street, Stanley

Inspected on May 09 2022

R Chambers

High Street, Crook

Inspected on April 21 2022

You Got Beef

Dene Terrace, Peterlee

Inspected on April 25 2022

Headland Local Shop

Northgate, Hartlepool

Inspected on April 6 2022

Mati Takeaway

Church Street, Hartlepool

Inspected on May 4 2022

Annies Kitchen

Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough

Inspected on May 6 2022

Pizza Pan

Acklam Road, Middlesbrough

Inspected on April 20 2022

Serco (James Cook University Hospital)

Morton Road, Middlesbrough

Inspected on April 6 2022


Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough

Inspected on April 13 2022

Expresso Pizza

Station Road, Billingham

Inspected on April 11 2022

Royal Garden

High Newham Court

Inspected on April 27 2022

Nazrul’s Sonagrow

Villette Road, Sunderland

Inspected on: May 4 2022

Old Pennies Sweet Shop

Front Street, Hetton-le-Hole

May 4 2022


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