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Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness. This includes a number of routines that should be followed to avoid potentially severe health hazards.

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Thai Durian Packaging Once Again Tests Positive for SARS-CoV-2The packaging of a batch of imported Thai durians recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus, affecting the Chinese provinces of Shanxi and Henan. October 12, 2021
Emily F
Chilean and Chinese Government, Industry Cooperate for Smooth 2021/22 Cherry SeasonParties in both countries have been working hard on the issue of Chilean cherry exports to China since the close of the previous season in March. October 04, 2021
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Chinese Ambassador to Chile Niu Qingbao and Chilean Minister of Agriculture María Emilia Undurraga.

Zespri Enacts Swift Response as China Detects SARS-CoV-2 on KiwifruitOn Sept. 22, samples from a batch of Zespri kiwifruit reportedly tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in China’s Jiangsu province. September 29, 2021
Jing Zang
Another Customs Suspension for Vietnamese Dragon Fruit Exports to ChinaChina temporarily halted imports of dragon fruit from Vietnam at yet another border crossing this month after finding traces of SARS-CoV-2 on packaging. September 22, 2021
Emily C
COVID-19 Protocols Tightened at China–Vietnam BorderThe Puzhai–Tan Thanh border crossing between Vietnam and China has now reopened to trade under a new pilot scheme for COVID-19 prevention. August 31, 2021
Emily C
China To Boost COVID Safety Measures for Thai Longans and DuriansChina is further strengthening its COVID-19 safety measures after a routine RNA test on imported Thai durian packaging came back positive. August 22, 2021
Emily F
China Customs Busts 134-Million-Yuan Dried Goods Smuggling RingZhanjiang customs authorities recently cracked a smuggling case involving an estimated 3,100 tons of cashews, figs and other agricultural products worth 134 million Chinese yuan ($20.7 million). August 09, 2021
Emily C
China Customs Cracks $110 Million Dragon Fruit Smuggling CaseChinese customs authorities recently busted a smuggling ring accused of illegally importing 170,000 tons of Vietnamese dragon fruit worth $110 million as border trade goods. July 29, 2021
Jing Zang
[Press Release] SHAFFE Becomes Official Member of IPPC ePhyto Industry Advisory GroupThe Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters is now an official member of the Industry Advisory Group of the IPPC ePhyto project, a global transmission system for phytosanitary certificates. July 21, 2021
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Produce Industry Representatives Urge Wider Adoption of Electronic Phytosanitary CertificationIn late May, SHAFFE, Freshfel Europe and the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation held two webinars to discuss the current state of play of electronic phytosanitary certificates. June 08, 2021
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