SOME of Britain’s biggest food chains have been caught out making basic hygiene blunders — like leaving dead flies and mouse droppings in kitchens.
Inspectors found other shocking sights such as cooks using the same chopping board for raw meat and salad.
They also highlighted fridges set too warm, contaminated cleaning cloths and a kitchen with no hot water at some of Britain’s most popular diners.
A Sun investigation uncovered chains such as Wimpy, Pizza Hut, Strada, Ask, Harvester and Cafe Rouge all have restaurants given a zero rating by health chiefs.
And up to a third were found to have some failings.
Certain fast food chains came out well — like McDonald’s where 83.6 per cent of the 913 restaurants inspected were graded “excellent” in the ratings.