'Ice cream contaminated with new coronavirus' found in China



A positive reaction for the new coronavirus was detected in ice cream sold by Tianjin Ohashido Food Company, a food manufacturing company in Tianjin, China. The company has disposed of about 2,100 boxes of ice cream in question, but authorities are tracking down that about 2,700 boxes have already hit the market.

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There were 4836 boxes of ice cream that appeared to be contaminated with the new coronavirus, of which Tianjin Ohashido Food Company disposed of 2089 boxes, but 2747 boxes were shipped. Of these 2747 boxes, 1812 were shipped outside the city, and 935 were in the city. And of the 935 boxes, 65 were sold to consumers.



The Tianjin Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will investigate the whereabouts of the ice cream in question sold in the city, and at the same time request the health authorities of other cities to track the amount that has gone out of the city. The company's employees attributed the new coronavirus to the ice cream, and all employees were isolated before performing a PCR test. Not all PCR tests have been completed at the time of the press, but 700 of 1662 employees have been found to be negative.

Dr. Stephen Griffin, a virologist at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, said the two reasons for this case are that ice cream contains fat and that ice cream is stored at low temperatures. Commentary. 'You don't have to panic,'all ice creams may be contaminated with the new coronavirus,' as problems like this are unlikely to happen,' he said, asking him not to raise concerns. It was.

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