AN INVESTIGATION into disastrous food and hygiene findings at Subway's Abingdon branch is still ongoing due to the coronavirus crisis, Vale of White Horse District Council revealed.

In March the public body refused to publish the zero-star report about the fast food restaurant after a Freedom of Information request by the Oxford Mail and an appeal to the original decision.

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Low ratings by the taxpayer-funded public service could be based on anything from administrative errors to dangerous meat preparation, so the council’s refusal has raised further questions.