Singapore Food Agency can offer “Trust Audit” services

Speech for Bill on Singapore Food Agency By Henry Kwek, Member of Parliament for Kebun Baru, Nee Soon GRC. For Parliament Sitting on 12 Feb 2019 I rise in support of the bill. The creation of the SFA under MWER is the right move, and will enhance our ability to keep our food supply safe. I also note that the government’s recent success thus far of keep swine flu out of our food supply. The creation of SFA also offers economic opportunities for our food manufacturing and supply industry.....

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Singapore Food Agency urged to enhance food security

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE SINGAPORE FOOD AGENCY BILL IN PARLIAMENT IN FEB 2019 Mr Speaker Sir The decision to establish a Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is timely, as we witness several significant lapses in food safety in the past months. With large scale food poisoning cases including one fatal case, and with undesirable foreign items discovered in prepacked food, Singaporeans cannot help but wonder if our eateries and relevant government agencies are getting things right in food hygiene management.....

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Singapore-Malaysia, smoking offences and smoke-free zone

Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah, 14-15 Jan 2019 1. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs as Singapore and Malaysia shares a common sea boundary which gives rise to various issues cropping up from time-to-time (a) whether there is a hotline between Singapore and Malaysian leaders for quick direct communication between the two countries; and (b) what is the current channel for top political leaders to contact each other to diffuse any escalation of conflicts.....

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Can standardised packaging reduce misleading perceptions?

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 3/2019) Introduction Sir, I stand in support of this Bill that will contribute to further reducing the smoking rate and promote healthier living in Singapore. Studies from other countries that have implemented standardised packaging, such as those in Australia and the UK, consistently highlight the deterrent effect this measure can have upon smoking.....

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