A NUMBER of eateries in Warrington have been given top marks in their hygiene ratings.

The Food Standards Agency is responsible for ensuring that establishments across the country are up to scratch with food hygiene regulations.

Warrington Guardian: A number of establishments have been rated five-out-of-five by the FSAA number of establishments have been rated five-out-of-five by the FSA (Image: RADAR)

Inspections are regularly undertaken by the FSA using the following criteria:

  • Hygienic food handling - Hygienic handling of food including preparation, cooking, re-heating, cooling and storage.
  • Management of food safety - System or checks in place to ensure that food sold or served is safe to eat, evidence that staff know about food safety, and the food safety officer has confidence that standards will be maintained in future.
  • Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building - Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building (including having appropriate layout, ventilation, hand washing facilities and pest control) to enable good food hygiene.

There is a delay between an inspection taking place and the results of the inspection being made publicly available on the FSA's website.

The following eateries have been ranked as five-out-of-five for hygiene in the latest bout of inspections:

  • Delgados, Honiton Way - inspected on October 13
  • Starbucks, Stockton heath - inspected October 10
  • St Benedict's Parish Centre, Rhodes Street - inspected October 10
  • The Church Green, Higher Lane - inspected on October 4
  • Ten Directions Lane, Bowness Avenue - inspected on October 12

All information is taken from the Food Standards Agency and is accurate at the time of writing.