More than 43,000 restaurants and catering businesses across England could be affected when a law to make it compulsory for places that serve or sell food to display their food hygiene rating comes into force in 2019.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is using the festive period to boost public awareness about food hygiene ratings after research revealed that four in ten UK diners never check the ratings of restaurants they eat in.
Consumer rights group Which? is urging restaurants to display their food hygiene rating in a prominent position after analysis of ratings for businesses in England, Northern Ireland and Wales found that there was a 'postcode lottery' when it...
Only six per cent of restaurants in Wales with low food hygiene ratings of 0, 1 or 2 are actually displaying the ratings in their premises, compared with 66 per cent of those businesses which have received a rating of 5.