AN Indian takeaway in Oxfordshire has been given a three-star food hygiene rating.

Tandoor Connoisseur, in Wood Lane, Sonning Common, was recently assessed on March 14 and handed the new rating, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows.

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The hygiene standards found at the time of inspection are rated on a scale from zero to five.

Five means hygiene standards are 'very good' and zero means 'urgent improvement' is necessary.

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A food safety officer from the local authority inspects the business.

They check that it follows food hygiene law so that the food is safe to eat. 

It means that of South Oxfordshire's 285 similar establishments with ratings, 146 (51 per cent) have ratings of five and just one has a zero rating.