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on April 10, 2020

WHO: No evidence food or packaging can transmit COVID-19

UN issues new guidance for food producers and processors in wake of global pandemic.

COVID-19 isn’t spread through food or packaging, the World Health Organization (WHO) reassured the food industry in a report that dispelled the controversial claim on April 7, 2020.

“There is no evidence to date of viruses that cause respiratory illnesses being transmitted via food or food packaging. Coronaviruses cannot…

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