NANDO’S stores in Perth have been convicted and fined for filthy cooking areas, poor cleaning and hygiene, and “extremely high rodent activity”.
And for the first time, these photos — taken by health inspectors and showing dirty cooking stations and rat or mouse droppings on floors and across stainless steel benches — can be shown publicly after they were obtained through freedom of information laws.
Two Nando’s outlets, in Belmont and Northbridge, were among seven WA businesses fined for pest or hygiene failures last year, according to a Department of Health website.
A City of Perth officer who inspected Nando’s in Lake Street, Northbridge, found the store “critically non-compliant” with health standards.
“Rat activity complaint. Extremely high rodent activity present. Cleaning and adequate pest control required,” the inspector’s audit found…