China has banned imports of US chicken and close Pepsi factory to slow down the risk of new coronavirus cases

China has banned imports of US chicken and close Pepsi factory  to slow down the risk of new coronavirus cases

China has banned the imports of US chicken from a top US poultry producer and ordered a Beijing Pepsi factory to close on Sunday to slow down the risk of new coronavirus cases.

Some authorities in China has clamped down on food production and distribution for new coronavirus cases appeared.

Health officials also reported 22 new virus cases in Beijing, where they have tested more than two million residents as they seek to contain a wave of new infections linked to a wholesale market in the capital.

According to the General Administration of Customs, “Imports of frozen chicken from Tyson Foods have been "temporarily suspended after a virus outbreak was found at one of the company's production facilities in the US.”

“US food and drinks giant PepsiCo was also ordered to shut down one of its snack-making plants in Beijing after several employees tested positive,” according to Company’s spokesperson.

Published on: Jun 22, 2020 14:55:08

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