FDA: Food, packaging unlikely to spread COVID-19

The FDA says COVID-19 is a respiratory illness spread from person to person, different from foodborne viruses that can make people sick through contaminated food.

News 12 Staff

Feb 19, 2021, 12:48 PM

Updated 1,247 days ago

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Food and food packaging are highly unlikely to spread COVID-19, that’s according to the FDA, Department of Agriculture and the CDC.
The three agencies sent out a reminder stressing the lack of credible evidence to suggest that food or its packaging are associated with transmission of the virus.        
The FDA says COVID-19 is a respiratory illness spread from person to person, different from foodborne viruses that can make people sick through contaminated food.


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