13 May '11, 3am

Huge #rat stuns patrons at #HDB Hub foodcourt

Huge #rat stuns patrons at #HDB Hub foodcourt

This large rat was spotted at a chicken rice stall in the Koufu foodcourt at Toa Payoh HDB Hub last Thursday (May 5). Admin executive Fion Song saw the rat last Thursday evening, and snapped photos of it. She was buying pastries from a stall nearby and the three staff members of the pastry shop also noticed the huge rat, along with a fellow customer. After the rodent was spotted, the food court management and the stall operator immediately activated their pest-control operator. The rat was caught, and the remaining food on display was discarded and the showcase was disinfected. The National Environment Agency (NEA) checked the premises the following day (May 6). They "found signs of rat infestation in the stall and several hygiene lapses -- food waste on the floor, a dirty food chiller and an uncovered refuse bin". The spokesperson from the NEA also told My Paper: "NEA wil...

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