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13 Aug 2021

13th Aug 2021

        The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) are investigating an incident of gastroenteritis affecting a total of 15 persons who were reported to have gastroenteritis symptoms after consuming food prepared by The Peachy Sugarmaker Pte Ltd, a home based business, on 5 and 7 August 2021. 9 cases have been hospitalised and are in stable condition.  

2      In view of the suspected ongoing transmission, SFA has prohibited the distribution and sale of food prepared by The Peachy Sugarmaker Pte Ltd with effect from 13 August 2021 until further notice.

3      Food safety is a joint responsibility. SFA would like to remind food operators, including home based businesses, to observe good food and personal hygiene practices at all times. SFA will not hesitate to take firm action against anyone found to be in violation of the Sale of Food Act and/or the Environmental Public Health Act.  

MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SINGAPORE FOOD AGENCY 

13 August 2021