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Sanitation and Hygiene Advisory for Food Establishments

1 Since January 2020, the Ministry of Health has confirmed several cases of the Wuhan Coronavirus (“Wuhan virus”) infection. In view of situation, the National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) strongly urges all stakeholders to take precautionary measures to maintain high standards of sanitation and personal hygiene to minimize the risk of transmission of the Wuhan virus.

2 Operators of food establishments are advised to maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness to safeguard public health and instill confidence in customers to dine at the premises. This will also provide assurance to the general public, knowing that the operators and its staff uphold good hygiene and cleanliness standards.

3 The SFA and NEA recommend the following practices to be implemented immediately: 



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