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Herne Bay Chinese takeaways improve after poor rating

The owners of two Chinese takeaways in Herne Bay which scored a lowly single star in food hygiene inspections say they have responded quickly to the critical reports. New Chow’s Garden in the High Street and New China House in Avenue Road were among 10 food outlets in the district revealed last month to be in need of “major improvement”. …

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The rogues gallery of food hygiene

The district’s 10 worst offenders for food standards breaches can today be revealed. We’re naming and shaming the restaurants, takeaways and pubs that scored lowest when council inspectors paid a visit. All 10 scored just one out of five overall when tested in areas such as hygiene, safety and confidence in management – a rating ruling them in need of …

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Dirty dining: Kent’s 24 filthiest eateries that scored a zero hygiene rating

Twenty-four food outlets may be putting diners at risk having earned a zero hygiene rating – the lowest possible score for food safety and cleanliness. Fly infestations, out of date food, dirty surfaces and cross-contamination were just some of the issues highlighted by inspectors. A zero star rating indicates ‘urgent improvement is necessary’, and inspectors have the power to close …

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A hill of beans

Manston was to be barred from importing beans unless it was properly registered. Manston applied for registration and was refused. A few days later, it was accepted. What happened in those few days? Nobody wants to say. Last year, Thanet was shocked to the core to learn that Manston might not be allowed to continue importing Kenyan beans at any …

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