South Tyneside fish and chip shop given a two star hygiene rating, according to the Food Standards Agency

Food safety inspectors from South Tyneside Council have judged a fish and chip shop to have a two star hygiene rating.

Inspectors visited Primrose Golden Fish & Chips, on Norham Terrace, on February 25, where it was given the score following an assessment, according to the Food Standards Agency's website.

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Inspectors look at areas such as hygienic food handling, cleanliness and condition of facilities and building, along with management of food safety when giving a rating.

Primrose Golden Fish & Chips was given a two star food hygiene rating. Photo: Google Maps.

When giving an assessment on Inspectors visited Primrose Golden Fish & Chips, inspectors ruled that hygienic food handling and management of food safety was “generally satisfactory”.

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For cleanliness and condition of facilities and building, food safety inspectors ruled that “improvement is necessary”.

The assessment means that of South Tyneside's 147 takeaways with ratings, 65 (44%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.

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