Punggol’s KFC store suspended license to sell food ‘unclean or containing foreign matter’


SINGAPORE: KFC’s license at Oasis Terraces in Punggol was suspended for two weeks from Tuesday April 6 to April 19, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) said.

The outlet at 681 Punggol Drive accumulated 12 demerit points over a 12-month period for two offenses involving “selling unclean food or containing foreign matter,” the SFA added. The incumbent was also fined S $ 800.

Under the SFA points system, a licensee who accumulates 12 or more demerit points in a 12-month period may have their license suspended for a period of two or four weeks, or canceled.

“All food handlers working in the suspended premises would also be required to attend and re-pass the level 1 food safety course, before they can return to work as food handlers,” he said. ‘agency in a notice on its website.

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“The SFA takes these violations seriously and would like to remind food business operators to adhere to good food and personal hygiene practices at all times and to only hire registered food handlers.

“SFA will not hesitate to take firm action against anyone found to be in violation of environmental public health law.”

TBEN contacted KFC for more information.

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