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Category: Coronavirus Safety

Healthy salad bowl with salmon, grapefruit, spicy chickpeas, avocado, red onion and arugula. Delicious balanced food concept

Novel Coronavirus and Food Safety

A spokesperson from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection service addressed this issue saying that they are not aware of any reports that suggest coronavirus can be transmitted by food and packaging. Other health organizations have issued a similar statement showing that humans cannot be infected via the consumption of contaminated food. However, they agree with the fact that coronavirus could be transmitted if a person is exposed to a recently contaminated surface such as the plate or table. Due to the relatively low stability…