Liverpool takeaway handed new food hygiene rating

A Liverpool takeaway has been handed a new one-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 Liverpool takeaway has been handed a new one-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

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Black Star Pizza, a takeaway at 23 High Street, Liverpool was given the score after assessment on April 11, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of Liverpool's 522 takeaways with ratings, 212 (41%) have ratings of five and just six have zero ratings.