Scunthorpe

Two takeaways given zero food hygiene score on same Scunthorpe street

Two takeaways on the same street in Scunthorpe have been given the lowest possible food hygiene score of zero, while a third has also been rated as a one.

Tops Express Pizza, Mr Chips and Sicilians Pizzeria on Doncaster Road were inspected by the Food Standards Agency in March 2018, with the biggest failing of all three being the management of food safety.

Tops Express Pizza

Rating – Zero

Inspected on March 20, 2018

Tops PIzza Express in Scunthorpe has been given a food hygiene rating of zero. Photo: Google Street View

Side view of Tops PIzza Express in Scunthorpe. Photo: Google Street View

  • Management of food safety was the main concern of the takeaway, with urgent improvement required
  • Major improvement is also needed in the hygienic handling of food and the cleanliness and condition of the facilities and building.

Mr Chips

Rating – Zero

Inspected on March 22, 2018

Mr Chips takeaway in Scunthorpe has been given a food hygiene rating of zero. Photo: Google Street View

  • Management of food safety was the main concern of this American style takeaway, with urgent improvement necessary.
  • Hygienic food handling was rated as generally satisfactory, while the cleanliness and condition of the facilities and building was ‘Good’.

Sicilian’s Pizzeria

Rating – One

Inspected on March 20, 2018

Sicilian’s Pizzeria in Scunthorpe has been given a food hygiene rating of just one star. Photo: Google Street View

  • Major improvement is needed in the management of food safety, while improvement is also required in hygienic food handling.
  • The cleanliness and condition of facilities and building was rated as generally satisfactory

Lincolnshire Reporter approached all three takeaways for a comment – Mr Chips and Sicilian’s Pizzeria did not respond by the time of publication.

A member of staff at Tops Express Pizza said the business was looking into the issue, but was not able to respond with an official comment by the time of publishing.