- Companies report already-low margins are being squeezed further as they comply with stricter requirements, despite WHO advice
- Cases of imports contaminated with the virus continue to pile up and Chinese officials are taking no chances
Nationwide random inspections yielded positive tests just 0.48 times per 10,000, Li Ning from the National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment said last week.
The cases continue to pile in. On Tuesday, Chinese customs suspended beef imports from Argentine company Ecocarnes for one week after the new coronavirus was detected on its products. The company was also ordered to take emergency preventive measures.
by Keegan Elmer