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Walli Asr Halal Butcher Shop

Name of convicted
Walli Asr Halal Butcher Shop Pty Ltd
Trade name
Walli Asr Halal Butcher Shop
Council area
Cumberland Council
Date of decision
Court
Local Court of NSW, Parramatta
Prosecution brought by or for
NSW Food Authority
Address at which offence was committed

Shop 13-14, 205 Merrylands Road
MERRYLANDS NSW 2160

Date of offence

2019-02-22

Nature and circumstances of offence

The defendant company, in respect of section 18(2) of the Food Act 2003, falsely described the nature and substance of the food in promoting its sale, namely:

  1. Falsely described minced meat that was displayed for sale and was labelled as ‘beef’, when it contained both beef (bovine) and lamb (ovine) mince.
  2. Falsely described minced meat that was displayed for sale and was labelled as ‘lamb’, when it contained both lamb (ovine) and beef (bovine) mince.

The defendant company, in respect of section 21(2) of the Food Act 2003, sold food that failed to comply with the Food Standards Code, namely:

  1. Sold raw minced meat described as ‘beef mince’ which contained the food additive sulphur dioxide at the level of 3000mg/kg. Raw minced meat is not permitted to contain any additives, including sulphur dioxide by Standard 1.3.1 and Section S15-5 - Item 8.1 of Schedule 15 under the Food Standards Code.
  2. Sold raw minced meat described as ‘lamb mince’ which contained the food additive sulphur dioxide at the level of 3600mg/kg. Raw minced meat is not permitted to contain any additives, including sulphur dioxide by Standard 1.3.1 and Section S15-5 - Item 8.1 of Schedule 15 under the Food Standards Code.
Penalty

Penalty for offences 1 and 2: $1,500 each
Penalty for offences 3 and 4: $2,500 each
Total penalty: $8,000
Other costs: $492.42 (Analysis)

Decision details

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Usual place of business

Shop 13-14, 205 Merrylands Road
MERRYLANDS NSW 2160