Skegness

Lincolnshire takeaway guilty of six food hygiene offences

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A takeaway sandwich shop in Chapel St Leonards near Skegness has been fined £1,230 after being found guilty of food hygiene offences.

Fateh Sher Khichi, owner of Spice Up, pleaded guilty to six offences at Lincoln Magistrates Court on Monday, July 11, 2016.

These included failing to keep the food premises and equipment clean, failing to keep the food equipment in good repair, failing to wear protective clothing, failing to protect food from the risk of contamination and failing to implement and maintain documented food safety management systems.

Spice Up was found guilty of food hygiene offences

Spice Up was found guilty of food hygiene offences

The issues were found after an inspection was carried out by Food Safety Officers from East Lindsey District Council.

The magistrate imposed a fine of £1,230 and awarded £1,000 in costs.

The Council’s Environmental Health Manager Mike Harrison said: “Poor food hygiene is unacceptable and the Council will take action against any food business that falls short of the required standards.”