Coronavirus testing and disinfecting procedures in China have slowed down distribution of frozen food imports and dampened consumer interest. Photo: Reuters
Coronavirus testing and disinfecting procedures in China have slowed down distribution of frozen food imports and dampened consumer interest. Photo: Reuters

China’s coronavirus testing rules for frozen meats give importers a chill

  • Companies report already-low margins are being squeezed further as they comply with stricter requirements, despite WHO advice
  • Cases of imports contaminated with the virus continue to pile up and Chinese officials are taking no chances

Coronavirus testing and disinfecting procedures in China have slowed down distribution of frozen food imports and dampened consumer interest. Photo: Reuters
Coronavirus testing and disinfecting procedures in China have slowed down distribution of frozen food imports and dampened consumer interest. Photo: Reuters
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