FOOD HYGIENE RATINGS REVEALED: One and two star takeaways in Kettering borough

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Today the Telegraph reveals the lowest rated takeaways in the Kettering borough, according to inspectors.

There are four businesses in the area that fall under the ‘takeaway/sandwhich shop’ section on the Food Standards Agency website which were ranked one or two stars.

Click here to see how they were all rated by inspectors.

The FSA listings show that one takeaway was given a one-star rating and three received a two-star rating.

Each business is given a hygiene rating from 0-5 when it is inspected by a food safety officer from the council, and a database is kept by the Food Standards Agency.

- Five-star rating means “very good”

- Four-star rating means “good”

- Three-star rating is “generally satisfactory”

- Two-star rating is “improvement neccessary”

- One-star rating indicates “major improvement necessary”.

- Zero rating signifies “urgent improvement necessary”

The inspection criteria includes:

•How hygienically the food is handled

•How it is prepared, cooked, re-heated, cooled and stored

•How hygienically the food is handled

•How it is prepared, cooked, re-heated, cooled and stored

•The cleanliness, layout, lighting, ventilation and other facilities

•How the business manages and records what it does to make sure food is safe

At the end of the inspection, the business is given one of the six ratings from 0-5.

The Food Standards Agency can be contacted on 0207 2104850 or by emailing helpline@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk