Conviction number:
Trade name of food business:
Pacific BBQ Cafe
Address of premises where offence(s) occurred:
213-215 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000
Name of convicted person(s) or company:
Pacific BBQ Cafe Pty Ltd
Relationship of convicted person(s) to the business:
Director of Proprietor Company
Date of conviction:
12 December 2019
Melbourne Magistrates’ Court
Court decision:
Found guilty with conviction
Sentence and/or order imposed:
Convicted and fined $40,000.00 as part of an aggregate order and ordered to pay cost in the amount of $1,377.74
Prosecution brought by or for:
City of Melbourne
Description of offense(s):

Food Act section 16(1) – on 3 June 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 6(2)(a) – did fail, when storing potentially hazardous food, to store it under temperature control
  3. Standard 3.2.2, clause 17(1)(b)(ii) – did fail to maintain, at or near each hand washing facility, a supply of soap
  4. 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
  5. Standard 3.2.2, clause 21(1) – did fail to maintain food premises and all fixtures, fittings and equipment, having regard to their use, and those parts of vehicles that are used to transport food, and other items provided by the business to purchasers to transport food, in a good state of repair and working order having regard to their use
  6. Standard 3.2.2, clause 24(1)(b) – did fail to take all practicable measures to prevent pests entering the food premises
  7. Standard 3.2.3, clause 10(2)(a) – subject to subclause (3), did fail to ensure floors are able to be effectively cleaned