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Serving up a safer food scene

The Singapore Food Agency also intends to improve food safety and will be the sole organisation regulating this across the food supply chain from next April.PHOTO: ST FILE

The setting up of a new food agency here may well be a savoury prospect for food businesses and consumers.

From April, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) will take over the food-related functions of the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA), the National Environment Agency and the Health Sciences Authority.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 28, 2018, with the headline 'Serving up a safer food scene'. Subscribe