Conviction number:
Trade name of food business:
Address of premises where offence(s) occurred:
590A Barkly St, West Footscray VIC 3012
Name of convicted person(s) or company:
Peopleware Solutions Pty Ltd
Relationship of convicted person(s) to the business:
Director of Proprietor Company
Date of conviction:
6 May 2019
Sunshine Magistrates Court
Court decision:
Found guilty with conviction
Sentence and/or order imposed:
Convicted and fined $6,344.00 as part of an aggregate order, with $224.70 costs.
Prosecution brought by or for:
Maribyrnong City Council
Description of offense(s):

Food Act section 16(1) – on 23 April 2018 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 17(1) – subject to subclause (2), did fail, for each food premises, to –
    1. maintain, at or near each hand washing facility, a supply of warm running water, and soap, or other items that may be used to thoroughly clean hands; and
    2. provide, at or near each hand washing facility single use towels or other means of effectively drying hands that are not likely to transfer pathogenic microorganisms to the hands; and a container for used towels, if needed.
  2. Standard 3.2.2, clause 19(1) – did fail to maintain food premises to a standard of cleanliness where there is no accumulation of garbage, except in garbage containers; recycled matter, except in containers; food waste; dirt; grease; or other visible matter
  3. Standard 3.2.2, clause 20(1)(b) – did fail to ensure food contact surfaces of equipment are in a clean and sanitary condition whenever the food that will come into contact with the surface is likely to be contaminated
  4. Standard 3.2.2, clause 22(a) – did fail, at a food premises where potentially hazardous food is handled, to have a temperature measuring device that is readily accessible