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Frozen chicken wings, shrimp packaging contain traces of COVID-19 in China

Frozen chicken wings, shrimp packaging contain traces of COVID-19 in China

According to local authorities in China, traces of COVID-19 have been spotted in imported frozen food and on food packaging in two cities. This has resulted in fears increasing that new outbreaks could be caused due to contaminated food shipments. Samples taken from the surface of frozen chicken wings from Brazil as well as outer packaging of Ecuadorian shrimp have tested positive for the virus.

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"In general, because of poor survivability of these coronaviruses on surfaces, there is likely very low risk of spread from food products or packaging that are shipped over a period of days or weeks at ambient, refrigerated, or frozen temperatures," says the CDC. There's more on how cooking can actually lead to the food being made virus free. Let's not let anyone whip us into a hysteria shall we? https://www.health.com/condition/infectious-diseases/coronavirus/will-cooking-food-kill-coronavirus

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