Frozen seafood products made of imported shrimps are seen inside a sealed freezer at a supermarket following a new outbreak of the coronavirus disease in Beijing, China on June 19, 2020. Authorities testing imported food have since found six Covid-19 positive samples from nearly 223,000 samples. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus found on frozen shrimp packaging but risk from food low, China says

  • Chinese customs suspends imports from three companies and urges Ecuador to step up food safety standards
  • Food safety deputy director says the likelihood of being infected with Covid-19 via food remains very small but consumers must be vigilant
Topic |   Coronavirus China
Frozen seafood products made of imported shrimps are seen inside a sealed freezer at a supermarket following a new outbreak of the coronavirus disease in Beijing, China on June 19, 2020. Authorities testing imported food have since found six Covid-19 positive samples from nearly 223,000 samples. Photo: Reuters
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