SFA, MOH investigate food poisoning cases in over 20 people

SINGAPORE – The Ministry of Health (MOH) and Singapore Food Agency (SFA) are investigating five distinct incidents of gastroenteritis symptoms affecting 23 people following consumption of snow skin mooncakes. The mooncakes were imported from Malaysia by Mdm Ling Bakery Pte Ltd., a curated repertoire of snack delights from Asia, and sold at various retailers in Singapore. Snow skin mooncakes are usually round and served cold. They can have a variety of filings including a type of fruit called durian. SFA has ordered the importer to halt product sales and to…

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Singapore Food Agency calls for feedback on proposed amendment to Food Regulations

SINGAPORE – Singapore Food Agency (SFA), the country’s national authority entrusted with the mission to ensure a resilient supply of food safety and food security from farm-to-fork,  is seeking feedback from the food industry, as well as interested parties, for its proposed amendments to the Food Regulations, which obliterates a majority of the standards of identity currently contained in Regulations 39 to 260 of the Food Regulations, save where they have to be retained in the interest of food safety or to support public health-related policies. A list of the…

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