Carrots and sticks may stop mass food poisonings

Basic good food hygiene and safe handling matter. To encourage this, more carrots and a heftier stick should be considered.

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Mass food poisoning incidents have rocked Singapore in the past month and a half.

The incidents occurred in quick succession, and it has since been found that hygiene lapses and negligence in food preparation led to hundreds of people falling ill.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 27, 2018, with the headline Carrots and sticks may stop mass food poisonings. Subscribe