Merton takeaway handed new five-star food hygiene rating

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

The Shak, a takeaway at Imperial Fields, Bishopsford Road, Morden was given the maximum score after assessment on January 6, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of Merton's 113 takeaways with ratings, 69 (61%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.