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BEAN CURD WHOLESALER AT PANDAN LOOP SUSPENDED FOR ROACHES

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) recently carried out inspections on the premises of Hensin Food at 151 Pandan Loop on Wednesday (19 Jan) and thereafter suspended Hensin Food to suspend their operations.

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This is effective from Thursday (20 Jan) until further notice is given to the company.

Roach infestation found

Hensin Food, a company which makes wholesale bean curd, was found to have a cockroach infestation at the food preparation area inside their premises.

They were also found to be dirty and badly maintained according to SFA.

SFA then ordered them to correct the flaws that were discovered during the inspection and work on their food safety practices as well as the cleanliness of the place.

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Bean curd that was produced on the day of the inspection was also asked to be thrown away.

The SFA also noted that none of the affected products were distributed for retail.

Advisory

SFA in their statement will like to remind all food operators to ensure the cleanliness and make sure that the premises are maintained properly.

Staff are also required to be properly trained on food safety management.

Enforcement action will be taken against food operators who fail to maintain standards or flout the rules.

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Penalties

Food operators can be fined up to $10,000 and/or jailed a maximum period of 12 months for failing to maintain the necessary standards of food safety or for those who do not comply.

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