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Infected Salmon lead to New Covid-19 Outbreak in Beijing: Food Sanitizing Is Important!
During the new coronavirus epidemic, we clean and sanitize nearly every surfaces and atmosphere. However, as most chemical sanitizers are deleterious to health and/or the food, food sanitizing maybe neglected. A crucial fact is bacteria and virus are proved to live under low temperature: the lower the temperature, the longer the preservation time. For foods like frozen food, if contaminated, the virus can survive on these surfaces for 2 to 3 months!!
As a common fish enjoyed by many for its richness in flavor, salmon is commonly found sold in many supermarkets. But for supermarkets operating in Beijing, the signature orange coral of the fish is nowhere to be found after reports emerge that the Covid-19 virus was found on the chopping board of a salmon wholesaler. The incident was said to have happened last Friday (12th June 2020) after a new Covid-19 cluster was detected in the city’s biggest wholesale wet market, Xinfandi Market. Out of the 517 samples taken from market vendors, around according to .
While it is not possible for live salmon to contract the virus as they live in water and viruses can’t survive on frozen salmon meat, Lin Li, chief scientist of a team that monitors aquatic disease and control in Guangdong Province, has mentioned that viral contamination may occur to the meat of the fish during processing, transportation, or packaging.
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