The World Health Organization says it is “highly unlikely” for Covid-19 to be contracted from food or food packaging. Photo: Reuters The World Health Organization says it is “highly unlikely” for Covid-19 to be contracted from food or food packaging. Photo: Reuters
The World Health Organization says it is “highly unlikely” for Covid-19 to be contracted from food or food packaging. Photo: Reuters

China has zeroed in on frozen food imports as it tries to keep a lid on Covid-19

  • The WHO and public health experts say the risk of becoming infected by touching food packaging is low
  • But Beijing wants cold-chain shipments disinfected and has imposed import bans on firms whose products have tested positive

Topic |   Coronavirus China
The World Health Organization says it is “highly unlikely” for Covid-19 to be contracted from food or food packaging. Photo: Reuters The World Health Organization says it is “highly unlikely” for Covid-19 to be contracted from food or food packaging. Photo: Reuters
The World Health Organization says it is “highly unlikely” for Covid-19 to be contracted from food or food packaging. Photo: Reuters
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