Pendle pub restaurant given zero 'food hygiene' rating

A village pub and eaterie in Pende has been given a ‘zero’ Food Hygiene rating by inspectors.

By Dominic Collis
Thursday, 10th March 2022, 9:13 am

The Anchor Inn, at Salterforth Lane, Salterforth, Barnoldswick, was given the minimum score after assessment on February 7th, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.It means that of Pendle's 83 pubs, bars and nightclubs with ratings, 57 have ratings of five and just one has a zero rating.

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The food hygiene rating reflects the standards of food hygiene found on the date of the inspection by the local authority. The food hygiene rating is not a guide to food quality.

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The Anchor Inn at Salterforth has received a zero rating from the Food Hygiene Agency

The information on businesses is held on behalf of local authorities in England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland. Any queries about individual businesses should be directed to the appropriate local authority.

A zero rating means urgent improvement is required.

The scheme is set out in law in Wales and Northern Ireland but display of the rating sticker is voluntary in England.

The food hygiene rating scheme does not provide information on the following factors such as quality of the food, customer service, culinary skill, presentation and comfort.