NTUC Foodfare investigating incident of trio repacking masks with bare hands behind Foodfare truck

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NTUC Foodfare is investigating an incident involving a trio who were seen repacking face masks in the open behind a Foodfare truck at Woodlands Avenue 6.

Videos and photos of the incident have been circulating on social media and show two men and one woman using their bare hands to pack masks from a big cardboard box into smaller boxes.

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The post has sparked uproar among netizens over the lack of personal hygiene displayed, especially amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Although one man appears to be wearing a mask, none of them are wearing gloves.

NTUC Foodfare released a statement on their Facebook page on Monday night (Apr 6) saying they are aware of the incident.

We are aware of a Facebook post of face masks being repacked in the open behind a Foodfare truck being circulated in...

Posted by Foodfare on Monday, April 6, 2020

"We are currently investigating and will not hesitate to take disciplinary action against any errant employee including reporting to the police for further investigation if needed," it said.

"We will like to assure the public that those masks in the photo did not belong to NTUC Foodfare and neither are they meant for any of our staff or customers. 

"We will like to thank the Facebook user for helping to shed light on this matter especially during such critical period in the nation’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic."