Three Perth eateries hit with more than $50,000 in fines after Food Act breaches

Arirang Korean Barbeque on Barrack Street was hit with the biggest fine of $30,000.
Arirang Korean Barbeque on Barrack Street was hit with the biggest fine of $30,000.

Arirang Korean BBQ, Joe Muggs and D'Ankasa were fined.

Three Perth eateries – Arirang Korean BBQ, Joe Muggs Cafe and Restuarant D’Ankasa – have been hit with massive fines for various breaches of the Food Act.

Arirang Korean Barbeque on Barrack Street received the biggest fine of $30,000 plus costs of $1800.

Some of the offences included failing to maintain equipment to a standard of cleanliness, failing to maintain the premises in a state of good repair and failing to store food to prevent it from being contaminated.

There were seven non-compliance issues in total which occurred from December last year until April this year.

Restaurant D’Ankasa a Malaysian eatery on Hay Street received fines of $22,500 plus costs of $2218.

Restaurant D’Ankasa. Pic Google Maps.

The restaurant failed to keep maintain the soap supply at handwashing areas, failed to maintain equipment to a standard of cleanliness and failed to take all practicable measures to prevent pests from entering.

Restaurant D’Ankasa was fined for seven breaches total.

Both the above restaurants were prosecuted by the City of Perth.

The City of Nedlands prosecuted Joe Muggs Cafe for failing to keep hazardous food under temperature control, failing to keep a temperature measuring device readily accessible and failing to have easily accessed hand washing facilities.

Joe Muggs Cafe. Pic Google Maps.

Community News contacted the businesses for comment.