St Helens takeaway handed new food hygiene rating

A St Helens takeaway has been handed a new three-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 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 St Helens takeaway has been handed a new three-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

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Welcome, a takeaway at Welcome Fish And Chips, 68 Owen Street, Thatto Heath was given the score after assessment on May 9, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of St Helens's 173 takeaways with ratings, 50 (29%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.