Delivery apps blasted for working with takeaways that have low hygiene ...

Delivery apps like Just Eat and Deliveroo are blasted for working with takeaways that have low hygiene ratings Food Standards Agency accused the apps of undermining the public's trust Said that the two apps featured 404 eateries with a hygiene rating of just one  A total of fifty were in Manchester, 57 in Birmingham and 152 in London 

By Jemma Carr For The Daily Mail

Published: 23:36 BST, 26 June 2019 | Updated: 23:52 BST, 26 June 2019

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Delivery firms such as Just Eat and Deliveroo are undermining the public’s trust by working with takeaways that have low hygiene ratings, a watchdog warned yesterday.

The Food Standards Agency said the two apps featured 404 eateries with a hygiene rating of just one in Manchester, Birmingham and London – their biggest markets.

Its chairman, Heather Hancock, told the BBC that delivery firms were ‘undermining trust in food’ and should not accept restaurants with a hygiene rating below three, meaning ‘generally satisfactory’.

The Food Standards Agency said the two apps featured 404 eateries with a hygiene rating of just one in Manchester, Birmingham and London ¿ their biggest markets

The Food Standards Agency said the two apps featured 404 eateries with a hygiene rating of just one in Manchester, Birmingham and London – their biggest markets

She added: ‘They’re not helping drive up standards, they’re not doing the consumer a service. Convenience is fantastic but convenience at what cost?’

Just Eat had 259 takeaways with a

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