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Melbourne’s #1 Kebab Joint Under A Bridge Slapped With $15K Food Safety Fine

January 6, 2018
Food Safety

The mark of a good kebab joint is always its perceived exterior dodginess, but it may come as an absolute shock to you all to learn that a kebabery in Melbourne situated directly beneath a CBD train bridge has been slapped with a hefty fine for health code violations. We know, a staggering news burst.

Spencer Pizza Kebab and Cafe, which occupies what is ostensibly a red box beneath the rail tracks on Spencer St, has been hit with a fine in excess of $15,000 for eight breaches of the Food Act for a litany of hygiene-related issues, including failure to store food properly to protect it from pests and contamination.

The kebab shop, which technically sits on Rebecca Walk underneath the bridge, was publicly added to the State Government’s Food Convictions Register after it was summarily hauled over the coals by the Melbourne Magistrates Court late last year.

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Published by: The Herald Sun, 4/1/18