Gutter oil for your food, sir?

Photo of gutter oil in China
Photo of gutter oil in China

Earlier this year, it was reported that some people – who are reported to be Chinese and non-Singaporean – were seen pumping out “sewer contents” from opened manholes and drains in Yishun and Jurong.

It would be quite shocking if it was found to be true that they were harvesting used and discarded oil by-products from sewers and drains for recycling and re-use.

With a foreign labour explosion in the last few years, and the proliferation of food outlets, especially the ubiquitous hawker centers and coffee shops, there is a need for the authorities to keep an even keener eye on matters.

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