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FOOD POISONING @ SIMPANG BEDOK SPIZE OUTLETS, HYGIENE GRADES DOWNGRADED TO “C”

Two of Spize’s food outlets at Simpang Bedok have had their food hygiene grade downgraded to “C” from “A” after food poisoning cases were reported.

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The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) and the Ministry of Healh conducted a joint investigation on the outlets and found several hygiene lapses at Spize Continental Kitchen and their food shop, Spize.

The customers who had food poisoning had eaten food prepared at Spize from 5 to 6 July last year.

SFA’s press release

Downgrading of food stall, Spize Continental Kitchen (338 Bedok Road, Bedok Shopping Complex, Singapore 469516), and food shop, Spize (284 Bedok Road, Bedok Shopping Complex, Singapore 469440), due to food poisoning incident

15 persons were reported to have developed gastroenteritis symptoms after consuming food prepared at Spize @ Simpang Bedok on 5 and 6 July 2022. None of them were hospitalised.

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A joint investigation by the Ministry of Health and the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) was conducted following the incident. Several hygiene lapses were identified during the inspection of the food shop and food stall on 10 July 2022 and SFA will be taking enforcement actions against the licensees for these lapses.

SFA has adjusted food hygiene grades of the food stall at 338 Bedok Road (Spize Continental Kitchen) and food shop at 284 Bedok Road (Spize) from ā€œAā€ to ā€œCā€ with effect from 10 March 2023, to be reviewed in 12 months. The premises will also be kept under surveillance.

Food operators are reminded to adhere to good food hygiene and safety processes. Good hygiene practices such as the washing of hands before handling food can greatly reduce the incidence of gastroenteritis when adopted by all key stakeholders, including the industry and public

The information provided on this website should not be used as basis for any legal proceedings. Neither SFA nor any of its employees involved in the supply of the above information shall be liable for any loss or damage suffered by any member of the public by reason of any error or omission of whatever nature appearing therein or however caused.

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