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Shearwater Restaurant

Name of convicted
Anthony Vorreiter
Trade name
Shearwater Restaurant
Council area
Coffs Harbour City Council
Court
Local Court of NSW, Coffs Harbour
Prosecution brought by or for
Coffs Harbour Council
Address at which offence was committed
321 Harbour Drive
COFFS HARBOUR NSW 2450
Date of offence
2018-03-22
Nature and circumstances of offence

The defendant was convicted of the following offences for breaches under section 21(1) of the Food Act 2003, for failing to comply with the Food Standards Code, namely:

  1. Food Safety Standard 3.2.2 Clause 19(1), fail to maintain premises to a standard of cleanliness where there is no accumulation of food waste, dirt, grease, or other visible matter.
  2. Food Safety Standard 3.2.2 Clause 19(2), fail to maintain fixtures, fittings and equipment to a standard of cleanliness where there is no accumulation of food waste, dirt, grease, or other visible matter.
  3. Food Safety Standard 3.2.2 Clause 24(1), fail to take all practicable measures to prevent pests entering the food premises, and to eradicate and prevent the harbourage of pests on the food premises and those parts of vehicles that are used to transport food.
Penalty
Penalty: $8,000 for each offence
Total Penalty: $24,000
Professional costs: $6,000 (including appeal costs)

NOTE: Appeal in the District Court on 2019-02-13 resulted in the appeal being dismissed and the defendant ordered to pay an additional $2,000 in professional costs.

Decision details
Not available online
Usual place of business
Coffs Harbour