Suspension of Licence of Khana Basmati, the food shop (canteen without stalls) at 30 Kaki Bukit Road 3 #01-03, Empire Technocentre, Singapore 417818, under The Points Demerit System

          The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) will be suspending the licence of Khana Basmati, the food shop (canteen without stalls) at 30 Kaki Bukit Road 3 #01-03, Empire Technocentre, Singapore 417818, under the Points Demerit System. The period of suspension is two weeks from 04/01/2021 to 17/01/2021.

 

2          The licensee has accumulated 24 demerit points over a 12-month period and fined a total of $1600 for the following offences:

No.

Offence

Demerit points

(1)

Failure to register assistant

6

(2)

Failure to keep licensed premises free of cockroach infestation

6

(3)

Failure to register assistant

6

(4)

Failure to keep licensed premises free of cockroach and rodent infestation

6

 

3          Based on track records, a licensee who accumulates 12 or more demerit points during a 12-month period may have his licence suspended for a period of either two or four weeks, or cancelled. All food handlers working in the suspended premises would also be required to attend and pass the Basic Food Hygiene Course again, before they can resume work as food handlers.

 

4          All food hygiene officers working in suspended premises would be required to re-attend and pass the WSQ Conduct Food & Beverage Hygiene Audit course to ensure that they are properly trained and qualified.

 

5          SFA takes a serious view of these offences and would like to remind food operators to observe good food and personal hygiene practices at all times, and to engage only registered food handlers. SFA will not hesitate to take firm action against anyone found to be in violation of the Environmental Public Health Act.

 

6          In the interest of maintaining a high standard of food hygiene at all eating establishments, we would also like to advise members of the public who come across poor hygiene practices in food establishments not to patronise such outlets and provide feedback via the online feedback form (https://csp.sfa.gov.sg/feedback) or to call our SFA Contact Centre at 68052871 with details for our follow-up investigations.