A business in the Stroud district has been given the worst possible food hygiene, while five others also received poor ratings in recent inspections.

Wharf Farm Dairy, a private address registered with Stroud District Council, was given a rating of zero. Urgent improvement was deemed necessary in food handling and the management of food safety.

Major improvement was also required in the cleanliness and condition of facilities following an inspection in August.

The Food Standards Agency website also shows five other businesses have been given ratings of one following inspections since the start of July 2019. A one rating means 'major improvement' is necessary.

Currently there are 26 businesses in the district with a rating of zero or one but these inspections date as far back as March 2018.

The businesses given a one rating or below in recent inspections according to the FSA website, in alphabetical order, with the date of the inspection:

Bengal Lounge, Long Street, Dursley - August 1, 2019

Brimscombe Newsagents, London Road, Brimscombe - July 5, 2019

High Street Chippy, High Street, Stroud - July 26, 2019

Matchplay Club, Salmon Springs Trading Estate, Cheltenham Road, Stroud - August 15, 2019

The India Palace, Church Street, Wotton-Under-Edge - July 4, 2019

Wharf Farm Dairy, private address registered with Stroud District Council - August 14, 2019

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