The 7-star cafe at 85 Dawson Road was temporarily suspended for a day on September 24, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) announcement.
The suspension under the demerit point system resulted from the restaurant’s licensee accumulating 12 demerit points over a 12-month period.
7 Stars was fined a total of S $ 1,300 for three of the same offenses which resulted in a total of 12 demerit points.
The same offense, the failure to respect the cleanliness of the toilets, was committed three times.
Each offense earned four demerit points.
A total of 12 demerit points have been accumulated over a period of one year.
Risk of license cancellation
The SFA said based on their track record, a licensee who accumulates 12 demerit points or more in a 12-month period may have their license suspended for a period of one day, two days. or three days.
The SFA has also stated that it takes these violations seriously and wishes to remind food business operators to ensure that the toilets on the premises are always clean, properly maintained and in good repair.
The SFA added that it would not hesitate to take firm action against anyone found to be in violation of the environmental public health law.
In order to maintain a high standard of food hygiene in all catering establishments, the SFA advises members of the public who encounter poor hygiene practices in food establishments not to frequent these outlets and to provide feedback via the online feedback form (https: // csp.sfa.gov.sg/feedback) or call our SFA contact center at 68052871 with details of our follow-up surveys.
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