Wirral takeaway handed new food hygiene rating

A Wirral takeaway has been handed a new four-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 Wirral takeaway has been handed a new four-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

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The Avenue, a takeaway at 391 Upton Road, Noctorum, Wirral was given the score after assessment on May 11, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of Wirral's 351 takeaways with ratings, 145 (41%) have ratings of five and just two have zero ratings.