Mystery grows over virus spread via contaminated food packaging3 min read 19 Aug 2020, 05:42 AM IST
Cold-storage facilities and meat processing plants are ideal environments for the virus to spread
The virus would need to survive freezing and then defrosting
Evidence shows that food is an unlikely route of transmitting the coronavirus across borders, but contaminated items continue to grab the spotlight, deepening the uncertainty over whether the $220 billion cold chain industry could be implicated in the spread of Covid-19.
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