Singapore – Downgrading of food stall, B&S Food Corner – due to food poisoning incident ​

SFA

22 persons were reported to have gastroenteritis symptoms after consuming food prepared at B&S Food Corner on 19 May 2021. None of them were hospitalised.
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 an inspection of the food stall on 21 May 2021 and SFA will be taking enforcement action against the licensee for these lapses.
SFA has adjusted the food stall’s food hygiene grade from “B” to “C” with effect from 10 December 2021, 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.
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