Chicken rice, cai png and roast meat: Is it safe to eat food left out in the open?

The recent spate of food poisoning cases has raised concerns about food safety. The Straits Times visited Amici Events and Catering to find out how it prepares meals in a safe and hygienic way.

SINGAPORE - A key hygiene rule requiring food to be kept hot - above 60 deg C - before eating to prevent poisoning has thrown up interesting questions.

How have generations of Singaporeans managed to survive common fare like Hainanese chicken rice, cai png (economy rice) and roast meat, when some items like the chicken itself are left hanging for hours or even an entire day, without massive food poisoning events?

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