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Salmon May Harbor Infectious Coronavirus For a Week – Study

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BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 Fish may be a source of SARS-CoV-2 infections, scientists say | Virus may remain viable 8 days at near-freezing temperatures By Jason Gale for Bloomberg – Coronavirus lingering on chilled salmon may be infectious for more than a week, according to researchers in China, where imported fish have been investigated as a potential source of infections. Researchers …

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Chinese City to Halt Frozen Seafood, Meat Imports on Virus Worry

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BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 17, 2020 Order comes after nearby Shenzhen found virus on chicken wings | Virus expert says no major problem as long as food cooked well The Cold Chain Association of China’s southern coastal city of Guangzhou ordered all member companies to suspend imports of frozen meat and seafood from coronavirus-hit areas, the city’s Internet Information Office said on its official …

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Chinese cities find virus in Brazilian chicken wings, Ecuadorian shrimp packaging

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REUTERS, AUGUST 13, 2020 BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Two cities in China have found traces of the new coronavirus in imported frozen food and on food packaging, local authorities said on Thursday, raising fears that contaminated food shipments might cause new outbreaks. A sample taken from the surface of frozen chicken wings imported into the southern city of Shenzhen from Brazil, …

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Concerns mount virus returned to New Zealand in refrigerated containers

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PortandTerminal.com, August 12, 2020 WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – In an announcement that has the potential to upend global maritime food shipping, New Zealand officials are investigating the possibility that its first COVID-19 cases in 102 days were infected by food imported in refrigerated containers. Four members of the same family have tested positive in Auckland. How they became infected has …

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