Suspension of Licence of MEP Canteen, the food shop at​23 Neythal Road, Singapore 628588, under The Points Demerit System

               The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) will be suspending the licence of MEP Canteen, the food shop at 23 Neythal Road, Singapore 628588, under the Points Demerit System. The period of suspension is one day on 12/03/2021.
2       The licensee has accumulated 16 demerit points over a 12-month period and was fined a total of $1,200 for the following offences:
No. Offence Demerit points
(1) Failure to provide hand soap in the toilet 6
(2) Failure to maintain sanitary fittings in good
working condition and repair
(3) Failure to provide toilet paper in the toilet 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 one day, two days or three days.  
4       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.
5       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 ( or to call our SFA Contact Centre at 68052871 with details for our follow-up investigations.