Department of Health

Register of Convictions – Maussie Foods and Catering

Details

Conviction number:
347
Trade name of food business:
Maussie Foods and Catering
Address of premises where offence(s) occurred:
132 Walker Street, Dandenong, Vic 3175
Name of convicted person(s) or company:
Louis James Zaza
Relationship of convicted person(s) or company:
Proprietor
Date of conviction:
30 Jun 2021
Court:
Dandenong Magistrates Court
Court decision:
Found guilty with conviction
Sentence and/or order imposed:
With conviction, Adjourned to Dandenong Magistrates' Court on 30/12/2021 at 9.30am. Accused released upon giving an Undertaking starting on 01/07/2021.
Prosecution brought by or for:
Greater Dandenong City
Description of offence(s):

Food Act section 12(1) – on 11 April 2019 did handle food intended for sale in a manner that will render, or is likely to render, the food unsuitable.

Food Act section 16(1) – on 11 April 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 – standard unspecified.

Food Act section 16(1) – on 11 April 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:

  • Standard 3.2.2, clause 3(1)(a) and (b) – did fail to ensure that persons undertaking or supervising food handling operations have skills in food safety and food hygiene matters; and knowledge of food safety and food hygiene matters commensurate with their work activities
  • 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
  • Standard 3.2.2, clause 7(1)(a) – fail to take all practicable measures to process only safe and suitable food
  • Standard 3.2.2, clause 7(1)(b)(i) – fail, when processing food, to take all necessary steps to prevent the likelihood of food being contaminated
  • Standard 3.2.2, clause 17(1)(a) – did fail to maintain easily accessible hand washing facilities
  • Standard 3.2.2, clause 17(1)(d)(i) – did fail to 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
  • 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
  • Standard 3.2.2, clause 19(2) – did fail to maintain all fixtures, fittings and equipment, having regard to its use, and those parts of vehicles that are used to transport food, and other items provided by the business to purchasers to transport food, to a standard of cleanliness where there is no accumulation of food waste; dirt; grease; or other visible matter
  • 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
  • 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
  • Standard 3.2.3, clause 3(c) - did fail to ensure the design and construction of food premises permits the food premises to be effectively cleaned and, if necessary, sanitised
  • Standard 3.2.3, clause 10(2)(b) - subject to subclause (3), did fail to ensure floors were unable to absorb grease, food particles or water
  • Standard 3.2.3, clause 11(3)(c) – did fail to ensure that walls and ceilings be unable to be easily and effectively cleaned
  • Standard 3.2.3, clause 12(2)(b) – did fail to ensure fixtures and fittings be designed, constructed, located and installed, and equipment be designed, constructed, located and, if necessary, installed, so that they are able to be effectively cleaned
  • Standard 3.2.3, clause 12(3)(a) – did fail to ensure food contact surfaces of fixtures, fittings and equipment be able to be easily and effectively cleaned and, if necessary, sanitised if there is a likelihood that they will cause food contamination
     

Reviewed 17 September 2021

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