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Virus Update: Virus Found on Some Frozen Food; Freight Firms Report Surge in Shipments

By November 16, 2020 No Comments

China City Says Virus Found on Some Frozen Food (Nov. 15, 2:00 p.m. ET)

Authorities in the Chinese city of Jinan said Saturday that the novel coronavirus had been found on frozen beef and tripe from Brazil, Bolivia and New Zealand — and on the products’ packaging, Bloomberg reported. China has vowed to disinfect all overseas shipments of cold-chain products to try and avoid any potential transmission of the virus.

 

Freight Firms Report Surge in Shipments (Nov. 15, 8:00 a.m. ET)

Freight carriers including container shippers and cargo airlines say global demand is building toward a seasonal peak that could outstrip last year’s as online consumer spending surges, Bloomberg reported.

 

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