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The sole-proprietor of online grocery delivery company Qiksmart, Junaidah binti Ahmad, was fined $1,000 for illegally repacking of food products in an unlicensed premises.
The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) said in a statement that its officers found food products were being repacked into small containers bearing the company's label at the unlicensed premises at 10 Ubi Crescent.
About 265 kg of repacked products such as flour, rice, sugar, beans, nuts, dried shrimp, vegetables and frozen fish were seized.
"Repacking of food products in unlicensed premises poses a food safety risk," SFA said.
In Singapore, all food repacking facilities must be licensed, and are required to meet SFA’s requirements and food safety standards.
These licensed premises are also routinely inspected by SFA.
Offenders who repack food items in unlicensed premises are liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000 and, in the case of a second or subsequent conviction, to a fine not exceeding $10,000, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months, or both.