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Food hygiene ratings demand fears

Hygiene inspectors will be overwhelmed with inspections of cafes and restaurants when new "scores on the doors" are introduced, a has union warned.

Any business which makes improvements after getting a low hygiene score will be entitled to a re-inspection within three months.

But there are fears inspectors will be overwhelmed by demand and businesses could lose trade while waiting for further inspections.

Paul Martin reports.

Food hygiene ratings demand fears

  • 19 Aug 2013
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