China halts frozen seafood imports from Norwegian firm after COVID-19 found on packaging


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Two seafood vendors eat their lunch before another wave of customers arrive at a wet market in Shanghai. Photo: Yang Hui/GT China has suspended frozen seafood imports from a Norwegian company for a week after tests for COVID-19 came back positive on the packaging of its seafood. The General Administration of Customs of China on Wednesday announced that customs authorities across the country have suspended the acceptance of imports of aquatic products from a Norwegian company named Gadus Njord for one week. Acceptance of imports will resume automatically upon expiration. Concerns over imported infections through frozen seafood or its packaging...