Urban Turban Indian Restaurant at Westfield Carousel in Western Australia has been handed out a $54000 fine for harbouring cockroaches and failing to protect food from contamination. The Cannington restaurant is also included in the name and shame list of offenders, after the city of Cannington Council took action. The Offense took place in 2014 and the conviction was handed on 4th May 2016.
The hefty fine is as a result of serious breach of the Food Act by allowing cockroaches into the restaurant and also for maintaining the fittings and equipment’s in unhygienic conditions.
Cockroaches and flies allegedly found in food from Urban Turban restaurant in Cannington. Photo: Tripadvisor
Cockroaches and flies allegedly found in food from Urban Turban restaurant in Cannington. Customers have also voiced their horror stories on Trip Advisor, with diners posting photos allegedly taken at the curry house, with cockroaches and flies on the plate.
“I visited today and got a cockroach from the curry… horrible food-like nightmares…” said one disgruntled customer.
The details of the offense
Date of conviction: 4 May 2016
Name of food business: Urban Turban
Address of food business where offence was committed: 1380 Albany Highway Cannington
Date of offence: 3April 2014, 14 April 2014, 29 April 2014, 7 May 2014, 26 May 2014