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China Halts Meat Imports From More Plants Amid Virus Tumult

  • Decision affects plants from Brazil to Canada and Germany
  • Most, if not all, plants suspended had coronavirus outbreaks
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China suspended meat imports from more plants as the Asian nation continues to sow confusion in global agriculture markets by suggesting a potential link between the spread of coronavirus and food.

Customs authorities suspended imports from plants in countries including Brazil, Canada and Germany, according to a notice on a departmental website. While China didn’t provide a reason for the suspension, most, if not all, of the facilities had one thing in common: Covid-19 outbreaks.