Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

5-STAR TURNAROUND; Top Food Hygiene Rating for Pub

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

5-STAR TURNAROUND; Top Food Hygiene Rating for Pub

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Byline: KRYSTA EAVES

A PUB which incurred a heavy fine for poor food hygiene has now been given the best rank possible under new owners.

Highfield Hotel Hungry Horse, in Middlesbrough, is celebrating after achieving the top score for food hygiene.

The Marton Road pub was given a five - the highest score possible - by Middlesbrough Environmental Health inspectors as part of the national Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.

It's a turnaround for the pub which last year, under different owners, was given the highest penalty ever incurred by a Middlesbrough food business for putting the public at risk of food poisoning.

Last October, when it was known as the Best Western Hotel, its owner Tavistock Leisure Ltd was fined pounds 16,000 and ordered to pay pounds 1,998 costs by Teesside Magistrates' Court for breaching food hygiene regulations.

Poor standards of cleanliness, including mouse droppings and mould, was found throughout the kitchen following a routine inspection in February 2011. …

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