Bad news as food hygiene ratings handed to two Waltham Forest takeaways

New food hygiene ratings have been awarded to two of Waltham Forest’s takeaways, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows – and it’s bad news for them both.

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.

New food hygiene ratings have been awarded to two of Waltham Forest’s takeaways, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows – and it’s bad news for them both.

Royal Ribs, at 14 Hatch Lane, Chingford was handed a zero-out-of-five rating after assessment on October 20.

And Morleys, at 12 Hoe Street, Walthamstow was also given a score of zero on October 18.

It means that of Waltham Forest's 243 takeaways with ratings, 78 (32%) have ratings of five and 20 (8%) have zero ratings.