Bad news as food hygiene ratings handed to two South Lanarkshire establishments

New food hygiene ratings have been awarded to two of South Lanarkshire’s establishments, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows – and it’s bad news for them both.

A Food Standards Agency rating sticker on a window of a restaurant in central London. A huge variation in food hygiene standards remains across the UK, with one in five high or medium-risk food outlets failing to meet standards, according to a study.

New food hygiene ratings have been awarded to two of South Lanarkshire’s establishments, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows – and it’s bad news for them both.

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King Kone, a restaurant, cafe or canteen at 138 Union Street, Larkhall, South Lanarkshire was handed an "improvement required" rating after assessment on September 30.

And Pepes Amici, a takeaway at 48 Thornton Road, Kirkmuirhill, Lanark was also given an "improvement required" classification on September 30.