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China confirms NZ frozen product covid-positive

Brent Melville
Wed, 18 Nov 2020

China confirms NZ frozen product covid-positive
Brent Melville
Wed, 18 Nov 2020
Jinan city authorities in China have confirmed a sample taken from packaging on a shipment of New Zealand tripe tested positive for covid-19 genetic material, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.An MFAT spokesperson told BusinessDesk the product was stored in a cold storage facility with products from other countries, although "there is no evidence that the NZ product was the source of covid on the packaging in the facility."On Monday, MFAT said it had no confirmation any NZ products were involved, and Prime Ministe...

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