Revealed: Businesses selling food in Newham with a ZERO rating for hygiene
PUBLISHED: 16:31 30 January 2019 | UPDATED: 10:23 01 February 2019
Poundland in East Ham is one of 12 food premises in Newham with a zero-rating for hygiene.
The branch in High Street North was given the worst rating available following an inspection of its premises by the council’s environmental health officers.
It was inspected on December 19 last year while the others were inspected between February 2016 and November last year.
The businesses were rated according to how hygienically the food is handled, including how it is prepared, cooked, re-heated and cooled.
The condition of their business premises’ structure including the cleanliness, layout, lighting, ventilation and other facilities are also taken into consideration.
In addition the way the businesses manages and records what it does to make sure food is safe also goes towards their ratings.
The ratings are then published on the Food Standards Agency website.
The other zero rated premises in the borough are:
Al Hashim Khyber Restaurant in Romford Road, Manor Park.
Al Madina Butcher in Upton Lane, Forest Gate.
Alvi Kebabs Ltd in Romford Road, Manor Park.
Bubble Tea Bar in High Street North, East Ham.
Dixy Chicken in Woodgrange Road, Forest Gate.
Eat More in Woodgrange Road, Forest Gate.
Eat More Plaza in High Street North, East Ham.
Ismaeel Halal Butchers in Shrewsbury Road, Forest Gate.
Peri Peri Corner/Perfect Fried Chicken in Prince Regent Lane, Plaistow.
Peri Peri Crush in Katherine Road, Forest Gate.
The Paddy Wagon in Hillcroft Road, Beckton.
Businesses are not required to display their ratings so if you would like to check for yourself you can do so by visiting ratings.food.gov.uk.