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Food Safety

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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Hema Workers in Shenzhen Test Positive for COVID-19, 21 Stores CloseTwenty-one Hema stores in Shenzhen have been temporarily shut down following a potential COVID-19 outbreak, while other stores in the province remain under investigation. August 18, 2020
Benjamin Henry
Suspects Detained in 1.2 Billion Yuan Nut Smuggling CaseNanjing customs authorities recently cracked a major smuggling case involving illegally imported U.S. nuts worth over 1.2 billion Chinese yuan. August 11, 2020
Benjamin Henry
China Customs Uncovers 2 Tons of Counterfeit Brand Name LemonsFor the second time this year, Chinese customs officers recently discovered a shipment of counterfeit Unifrutti-branded lemons bound for export. August 05, 2020
Benjamin Henry
Ecuadorian Shrimp Test Positive for CoronavirusShipments of frozen Ecuadorian shrimp in several areas of China have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, prompting swift responses. July 21, 2020
Benjamin Henry
Five Fruits to Look Out for Under EU’s New Phytosanitary RegulationsEU implements new phytosanitary requirements with implications for five Chinese fruit exports. July 07, 2020
Benjamin Henry
Chinese Customs Demand Exporters Sign Coronavirus-Free GuaranteesFood exporters to China are being asked by Chinese customs to sign certifications guaranteeing that their products are free from SARS-CoV-2. June 30, 2020
Benjamin Henry
Impact of the Xinfadi Outbreak on Shanghai and Guangzhou MarketsProduce Report investigates how other Chinese wholesale markets are responding to the Xinfadi market outbreak. June 29, 2020
Benjamin Henry
Guangzhou Customs Cracks 120 Million Yuan Fruit Smuggling CaseOn June 3, customs authorities in Guangzhou busted a major fruit smuggling operation being run by two gangs out of Hong Kong. June 16, 2020
Philip K
Beijing’s Xinfadi Market Suspends Business Owing to Coronavirus OutbreakLargest market in Beijing temporarily closes doors following confirmed COVID-19 cases. June 15, 2020
Benjamin Henry
[Press Release] PMA Joins PHA in Announcing COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund PartnershipProduce Marketing Association and Partnership for a Healthier America join forces to establish COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund. April 29, 2020
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