- Officials found the coronavirus inside a sample of frozen chicken wings that had been imported from Brazil to Shenzhen city, Guangdong Province, Southern China.
- The city’s government said it discovered the infection during a routine screening of the imported food.
- Health officials in Shenzhen traced and tested anyone who may come into contact with the imported chicken wings. All the results came back negative, CNN reports.
- Nearby and related products were screened and tested. All tests came back negative.
- The location where the chicken wings were stored was disinfected.
- Authorities now plan to review other products connected to the brand of chicken wings, CNN reports.
- There has been some concern about coronavirus being found within food packaging. In fact, coronavirus has been found in shrimp packaging from Ecuador at a Chinese restaurant, Reutersreports.
- Back in mid-July, reports surfaced that COVID-19 had been found in shrimp packaging, which I wrote about for Deseret.com.
- Similarly, China tied an outbreak of COVID-19 in Beijing to imported salmon, The New York Times reports.