There has been increasing moves for food business owners to display their food hygiene rating scores. At present, this is mandatory in Wales.
Having a good hygiene rating score is always good for business. Every food business should really aspire to have and maintain good scores.
One local authority has decided to make it mandatory for certain food businesses to display their score. This would be connected to licensing conditions of the premises. Read full article from here:
Food hygiene ratings: More than 100 kitchens in Wales listed with a ZERO hygiene rating
More than 100 kitchens across Wales are listed with a ZERO hygiene rating which means they require urgent improvement – including a primary school.
From this week, all food outlets in Wales are legally required to display their score in a prominent place – such as their front door or window – and at every entrance.
The score – from zero to five – is also listed on the Food Standards Agency’s website – and as this article was published, on December 1, there were 118 kitchens listed with a zero rating.
This included restaurants, pubs, takeaways, rugby clubs and sweet shops. Read full article from here:
Food hygiene: How restaurants, takeways, cafes and shops rate in the Brigg area
Almost two-thirds of eateries and other outlets that sell food in Brigg and district have received the maximum five stars for hygiene after inspections by North Lincolnshire Council.
However, two businesses have failed to gain even a solitary star, while two others have managed to collect only one.
The council has graded 144 outlets in the Brigg DN20 postcode area. 91 have been awarded five stars - being classed as "very good." Read full article from here:
Customers are becoming increasingly aware of the food hygiene schemes and are actively looking for rating stickers when choosing where to eat out.
More food businesses are now displaying their hygiene rating stickers and a third of them say that this has resulted in greater customer confidence, better reputation among customers and, most importantly, more customers. Read full article from here.
A CRISIS-hit curry house in Flackwell Heath has bounced back after receiving a five-star food safety rating in a recent inspection.
The Radhuni Indian restaurant on Straight Bit, which has been trading for nine years, cleaned up their act after being prosecuted in May for food hygiene offences committed last year.
And an Environment Services inspection last week found the improvements made to the kitchen warranted a five-star food hygiene rating – the best grading available.
A new law forcing cafes and restaurants in Wales to display their food hygiene ratings needs more resources to meet deadlines, a union has warned.
Around 23,000 food outlets will have to show "scores on the doors" in prominent places from November.