China has tightened its controls on imports of chilled food to reduce the risk of new coronavirus infections. Photo: Shutterstock
China has tightened its controls on imports of chilled food to reduce the risk of new coronavirus infections. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: China tightens surveillance of chilled food imports

  • Customs authority says foreign suppliers will face bans if their packaging tests positive for the deadly pathogen more than once
  • New rule comes after study shows virus can survive on chilled salmon for up to eight days

China has tightened its controls on imports of chilled food to reduce the risk of new coronavirus infections. Photo: Shutterstock
China has tightened its controls on imports of chilled food to reduce the risk of new coronavirus infections. Photo: Shutterstock
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