China signals shrimp virus risk after salmon debacle

World Jul 12, 2020

China signals shrimp virus risk after salmon debacle

China said a handful of packaging samples of imported shrimp tested positive for the coronavirus, raising questions again over whether the pathogen can spread through food or frozen products. The virus tested positive on the outside of about five shrimp packages and the inside of ...

Tough times for Tokyo's Toyosu fish market

Business Apr 20, 2020

Tough times for Tokyo's Toyosu fish market

Tokyo's Toyosu fish market, which opened in 2018 to replace the Tsukiji market, is facing tough times with both trade volume and prices of high-end fish and other marine products tumbling in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. The wholesale market is famous for its ...