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SEAFOOD STALL, KIN HOI, SUSPENDED AFTER 15 PEOPLE CONTRACTED GASTROENTERITIS

Popular seafood stall, Kin Hoi, located at 6 Holland Close, has been suspended from operating their business from 20 April until further notice after 15 people reported gastroenteritis symptoms, according to the Ministry of Health and the Singapore Food Agency.

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The 15 people who were hit by gastroenteritis reported their symptoms between 28 March and 15 April, after consuming Kin Hoi’s food, with MOH and SFA being notified of the latest case on 19 April.

One of them was hospitalized but has since been discharged.

The seafood stall specialising in Thai-style seafood items like cockles and grilled prawns, is registered under the name “Meetup @ 352 (Kin Hoi)”.

MOH and SFA said in a joint statement:

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“All food handlers working in Meetup @ 352 (Kin Hoi) are required to reattend and pass the Food Safety Course Level 1, before they can resume work as food handlers.”

“Meetup @ 352 (Kin Hoi) is also required to clean and sanitise the premises, including equipment and utensils.

Kin Hoi’s business partner, Kemono, which provides food preparation and cooking services for Kin Hoi’s online delivery orders, operating at 171 Selegie Road, at a separate facility, has been prohibited from preparing and serving all its menu items to Kin Hoi.

MOH and SFA added:

“Kemono Pte Ltd is required to disinfect food preparation surfaces and floors, and ensure good hygiene maintenance of wash basins,” MOH and SFA.”

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Images source: KIN HOI on Facebook

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