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Avoiding food safety problems with Got Gastro (again)

Lindsay Holmwood
October 24, 2016

Avoiding food safety problems with Got Gastro (again)

Lindsay Holmwood

October 24, 2016


  1. “Got Gastro is a mashup of the NSW Food Authority's

    name- and-shame lists for restaurants in NSW and Google Maps”
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  3. • Fail to take all practicable measures to eradicate and

    prevent the harbourage of pests • Fail to maintain all fixtures, fittings and equipment to the required standard of cleanliness - previous warning given
  4. Food Act section 16(1) - fail to comply with the

    Food Standards Code between approximately 10 and 11 April 2014: Standard 3.2.2, Clause 6(1)(a) - fail, when storing food, to store food in such a way that it was protected from the likelihood of contamination; Standard 3.2.2 - did not maintain the food premises including fixtures, fittings and equipment to a standard of cleanliness where there is no accumulation of food waste, dirt, grease or other visible matter; did not ensure that the food contact surfaces of equipment were in a clean and sanitary condition; did not maintain food premises and all fixtures, fittings and equipment in a food state of repair and working order having regard to their use; and did not have a temperature measuring device that is readily accessible and can accurately measure the temperature of potentially hazardous foods to +/-1 degree Celsius; Standard 3.2.2, Clause 24(1)(b) - fail to take all practicable measures to prevent pests from entering the food premises; Standard 3.2.3 - did not ensure the design and construction of the food premises, to the extent that is practicable, did not permit the entry of pests and did not provide for the harbourage of pests and did not have a sewerage and waste water disposal system that will effectively dispose of all sewerage and waste water; Standard 3.2.3 - did not have floors that were designed and constructed in a way that is appropriate for the activities conducted on the food premises; were able to be effectively cleaned and unable to absorb grease, food particles or water; and you had walls and ceilings necessary to protect food from contamination that were not sealed to prevent the entry of dirt, dust and pests; and were unable to absorb grease, food particles and were not able to be easily and effectively cleaned. Food Act section 16(1) - fail to comply with the Food Standards Code on or about 10 April 2014: Chapter 3 - did not maintain easily accessible hand washing facilities including immediately adjacent to the toilets or toilet cubicles; did not have hand washing facilities connected to, or otherwise provided with, a supply of warm running potable water and not clearly designated for the sole purpose of washing hands, arms and face; did not maintain at or near each hand wash facility a supply of warm running water and soap or other items that may be used to thoroughly clean hands; did not ensure hand washing facilities are only used for the washing of hands, arms and face; and did not provide single use towels or other means of effectively drying hands not likely to transfer pathogenic microorganisms to the hands. Food Act S35A(1) - operate a food business from a food premises that is not registered with the registration authority council between approximately 1 July 2013 and 10 April 2014. Food Act S17(1) - fail to ensure that name was prominently displayed on the food premises which are used in connection with the food business on 10 April 2014. Food Act S19 - on or about 14 April 2014 contravened an order made by the registration authority on 11 April 2014 to put the food premises into a clean and sanitary condition, and alter or improve the premises as specified, by not affixing a copy of the order to a conspicuous part of the premises in such a manner that the order can be read by a member of the public from outside the premises. Food Act S19GB - between approximately 19 April 2014 and 29 April 2014 fail to give the Council written details of the name and of the qualifications or experience of the current food safety supervisor for the premises within seven days of being asked to do so by the Council on 11 April 2014.