SINGAPORE – A brief Ramadan fair in Pasir Ris has been suspended by the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) after it was discovered to have been operating illegally.
Fiesta Ramadan 2022 had been operating at [email protected] East since final Saturday (April 9) without a valid momentary fair permit, the SFA stated on Tuesday.
During an inspection, eight meals stalls have been discovered to be operating at the fair.
SFA stated it had not authorised the applying by Event Business Management for a permit to function the fair from April 9 to 24.
“It had not met SFA’s requirements such as providing information on the cleaning schedule and list of food vendors, as well as whether the food handlers have undergone the required food hygiene training and are certified to handle food items,” stated SFA.
The firm had additionally ignored a warning given on Monday to cease the fair, which has been suspended from Tuesday. Enforcement motion may also be taken in opposition to the operator, the company added.
Under the Environmental Public Health Act, all operators of momentary festivals should acquire a permit from SFA for the period of the fair.
Applications must be submitted at least two weeks earlier than the graduation date. Food and beverage stalls at momentary festivals are additionally required to be licensed by SFA and have meals handlers who’ve handed the obligatory meals security course.
Enforcement motion might be taken in opposition to momentary fair operators who don’t adhere to rules. Offenders could be fined as much as $10,000.
For subsequent convictions, they are often fined as much as $20,000, jailed for as much as three months, or each.