WA Woolworths supermarket fined for food safety breach

Woolworths Noranda located in the City of Bayswater in Western Australia has received a notification of conviction from the WA Department of Health for the “Sale of Unsuitable Food”.

Woolworths Noranda was issued with a fine of $25,672.40 on 28 February 2014 for offences dating back to 23 September 2013 involving the in-house bakery.

WA Today reports that further investigation of the site found that metal from equipment was discovered in baked goods that were intended for sale.

A spokesperson for the supermarket giant told WA Today that it has since rectified the issue.

“We have replaced the equipment in the store to ensure there can be no further incidents of this type," the spokesperson said.