Details

Conviction number:
338
Trade name of food business:
Desi Dhaba
Address of premises where offence(s) occurred:
134 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Vic 3000
Name of convicted person(s) or company:
Anchal Pty Ltd
Relationship of convicted person(s) to the business:
Director of Proprietor Company
Date of conviction:
10 August 2020
Court:
Melbourne Magistrate Court
Court decision:
Found guilty with conviction
Sentence and/or order imposed:
Convicted and fined $5,000 as part of an aggregate order, with costs of $1,476
Prosecution brought by or for:
City of Melbourne
Description of offense(s):

Food Act section 12(2) – on 8 September 2019 did sell food that is unsuitable.

Food Act section 16(1) – on 11 September 2019 did fail to comply with any requirement imposed on the person by a provision of the Food Standards Code in relation to conduct of a food business or to food intended for sale or food for sale, specifically:

  1. Standard 3.2.2, clause 6(1)(a) – did fail, when storing food, to store the food in such a way that it is protected from the likelihood of contamination
  2. Standard 3.2.2, clause 17(1)(a) – did fail to maintain easily accessible hand washing facilities
  3. Standard 3.2.2, clause 19(1)(c), (d), (e) and (f) – did fail to maintain food premises to a standard of cleanliness where there is no accumulation of food waste; dirt; grease; or other visible matter
  4. Standard 3.2.2, clause 19(2) – did fail to maintain all fixtures, fittings and equipment, having regard to its use, and those parts of vehicles that are used to transport food, and other items provided by the business to purchasers to transport food, to a standard of cleanliness where there is no accumulation of food waste; dirt; grease; or other visible matter
  5. Standard 3.2.2, clause 24(1)(b) – did fail to take all practicable measures to prevent pests entering the food premises
  6. Standard 3.2.2, clause 24(1)(c) – did fail to take all practicable measures to eradicate and prevent the harbourage of pests on the food premises and those parts of vehicles that are used to transport food
  7. Standard 3.2.3, clause 8 – did fail to have a lighting system that provides sufficient natural or artificial lights for the activities conducted on the premises

Food Act section 16(1) – on 19 September 2019 did fail to comply with any requirement imposed on the person by a provision of the Food Standards Code in relation to conduct of a food business or to food intended for sale or food for sale, specifically:

- Standard 3.2.2, clause 24(1)(c) – did fail to take all practicable measures to eradicate and prevent the harbourage of pests on the food premises and those parts of vehicles that are used to transport food.