A POPULAR Tadley Takeaway has been given a three out of five food hygiene rating following a recent inspection.

The New Dynasty is a takeaway and sandwich shop based in Franklin Avenue, which was given a three out of five hygiene rating after being inspected by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council on Thursday, November 30 2023.

The result, published by the Food Standards Agency, found standards at the takeaway to be 'generally satisfactory'.

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The Food Standards Agency rates eateries on hygienic food handling, cleanliness and condition of facilities and its building and management of food safety.

The handling of food, which includes the preparation, cooking, re-heating, cooling and storage of food was found to be generally satisfactory.

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The cleanliness and condition of facilities and buildings were also found to be generally satisfactory. This includes buildings having the appropriate layout, ventilation, hand washing facilities and pest control to enable good food hygiene.

The New Dynasty was also given a rating of generally satisfactory for its system or checks in place to ensure food sold or served is safe to eat. This includes evidence that staff know about food safety, and the food safety officer has confidence that standards will be maintained in future.

The New Dynasty did not wish to comment.