Saudi Aquaculture Society dismisses reports of coronavirus in shrimp imported to China

SourceSaudi Gazette
CountrySaudi Arabia

RIYADH — In response to the recent media reports claiming that the new coronavirus (COVID-19) was detected on the packaging of a batch of shrimp imported to China from Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Aquaculture Society has issued a statement. In the statement on Monday carried by the Saudi Press Agency, the society said that domestic aquaculture companies and their processing facilities comply with very strict national and international occupational health and food safety standards. Because of these high standards, its products have been approved for exports to very demanding international markets (EU, US, Japan, more...