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    Singaporean importer fined US$28,000 for illegally imported processed food

    • Last Update: 2021-07-29
    • Source: Internet
    • Author: User
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       Food Partner Network News   On July 14, 2021, the Food Authority of Singapore announced that Sigma Food Pte.
    Ltd
    was fined US$28,000for illegally
    importing 612.
    5 kg of frozen
    oyster meat and 90 kg of salted duck egg yolk from Malaysia
    .
     
      In December 2019, officials of the Singapore Food Board found 42 boxes of undeclared frozen oyster meat during an inspection of Sigma Food Pte.
    Ltd.
    Later, they found 8 kilograms of frozen oyster meat in its retail store

    .
    Illegal goods have been seized

    .
     
      From October to November 2019, the company imported four undeclared batches of frozen oyster meat and 90 kg of frozen salted duck egg yolks from Malaysia, and sold them without a valid license
    .
     
      The Food Authority of Singapore stated that illegally importing foods of unknown origin will cause food safety risks.
    All food imported into Singapore must meet the requirements of the Food Authority and food safety standards

    .
    Only licensed importers can import food, and each batch of goods must be declared and accompanied by a valid import permit

    .
    Once convicted of illegally importing seafood products, they can be fined up to 50,000 U.
    S.
    dollars or imprisoned for up to two years

    .
    Illegal import of egg products, once convicted, can be fined up to 10,000 U.
    S.
    dollars or up to one year in prison

    .
    Food Partner Network News Food Imports Oyster Salted Duck Eggs
     
      In December 2019, officials of the Singapore Food Board found 42 boxes of undeclared frozen oyster meat during an inspection of Sigma Food Pte.
    Ltd.
    Later, they found 8 kilograms of frozen oyster meat in its retail store

    .
    Illegal goods have been seized

    .
     
      From October to November 2019, the company imported four undeclared batches of frozen oyster meat and 90 kg of frozen salted duck egg yolks from Malaysia, and sold them without a valid license
    .
     
      The Food Authority of Singapore stated that illegally importing foods of unknown origin will cause food safety risks.
    All food imported into Singapore must meet the requirements of the Food Authority and food safety standards

    .
    Only licensed importers can import food, and each batch of goods must be declared and accompanied by a valid import permit

    .
    Once convicted of illegally importing seafood products, they can be fined up to 50,000 U.
    S.
    dollars or imprisoned for up to two years

    .
    Illegal import of egg products, once convicted, can be fined up to 10,000 U.
    S.
    dollars or up to one year in prison

    .
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