China Says Samples of Imported Shrimp Tested Positive for Coronavirus

China said 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 both the inside and outside of the shrimp packaging, said China’s General Administration of Customs. The samples were from three Ecuadorian plants, and imports from … Read more China Says Samples of Imported Shrimp Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Beijing’s Covid-19 Outbreak Has Been Contained, Top China Expert Says

China is pulling out all the stops to control Beijing’s coronavirus outbreak, which it says has been contained. Bloomberg reporter Selina Wang took a Covid-19 test from the city. The peak of Beijing’s new coronavirus outbreak has already passed and further infections should be “sporadic,” said the country’s chief epidemiologist, as China seeks to project … Read more Beijing’s Covid-19 Outbreak Has Been Contained, Top China Expert Says

Health officials: Beijing’s new cases might have originated in Europe

Beijing’s Disease Control and Prevention Center says the new coronavirus cases in the city might have originated in Europe. It says the situation is still under investigation, but a test suggests the infections could have been imported to China. Experts don’t yet know if the virus was on the surface of contaminated seafood or meat … Read more Health officials: Beijing’s new cases might have originated in Europe

Family Favourites – Easy Paella – BBC Good Food

We’re putting the fun back into cooking for your family by making this traditional Spanish seafood dish that both adults and kids love. Cassie adds chorizo and prawns to this flavoursome paella dish and even gets her cute toddler son involved. Get the full recipe: https://bit.ly/3cVssgR For more recipes and tips visit: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/ Subscribe here: … Read more Family Favourites – Easy Paella – BBC Good Food

Story of Fighting COVID-19: Wuhan farmer sent tender lotus roots all across China to say thank you

Li Zhifang, a vegetable supplier from Wuhan, provided food to residents near the Huanan Seafood Market, which was regarded as the highest risk area during the coronavirus outbreak. When the city’s lockdown ended, he sent his tender lotus roots as a thank you all across the country. He said that the vegetable has a fresh … Read more Story of Fighting COVID-19: Wuhan farmer sent tender lotus roots all across China to say thank you

Australia’s seafood industry hit by coronavirus curbs

The Australian seafood industry, reeling from disrupted supply chains and coronavirus lockdowns, is expected to fall in value by at least $400m this year. That has forced producers to rethink the way they get their food onto people’s plates, but the challenges ahead are daunting. Al Jazeera’s Nicola Gage reports from Sydney, Australia. – Subscribe … Read more Australia’s seafood industry hit by coronavirus curbs

Cream Free Shrimp Alfredo – Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart demonstrated this delicious looking cream free shrimp alffredo recipe on her YouTube channel. Find the full recipe details, below, and enjoy There’s no cream in this take on alfredo, but the end result is just as rich and silky as its heavier versions—and arguably makes an better final dish since ingredients like … Read more Cream Free Shrimp Alfredo – Martha Stewart

Did coronavirus accidentally escape from a Wuhan lab? It’s doubtful. | The Fact Checker

In the absence of crucial information on how the novel coronavirus began many theories have gained traction — one is that the virus accidentally escaped from a lab in Wuhan, China. But does any evidence support that origin story? There are a number of reasons why this theory has gained traction over the past few … Read more Did coronavirus accidentally escape from a Wuhan lab? It’s doubtful. | The Fact Checker

Wuhan’s Huanan seafood market resumes operations

The seafood market in Wuhan, believed by many to be the source of the coronavirus outbreak, has reopened. While there’s no conclusive evidence linking the market with the origin of the disease, it hasn’t stopped international speculation and scapegoating. CGTN’s Liu Xin visited Huanan market to find out more. #Wuhan #seafoodmarket #coronavirus Subscribe to us … Read more Wuhan’s Huanan seafood market resumes operations

Theories behind the coronavirus’ origins

Chinese State-funded broadcaster, CGTN, produced this report on the origins of the novel coronavirus, and explored several current theories: The origin of the novel coronavirus remains unconfirmed. But there are multiple speculations. Was it leaked by a lab? Or was it a man-made bioweapon? CGTN’s Cui Hui’ao walks us through some of these theories. #coronavirus … Read more Theories behind the coronavirus’ origins

Coronavirus: Outbreak puts wildlife markets in the spotlight

A warning, viewers may find some of the images in Jessica Washington’s report disturbing. The pandemic has put the spotlight on Asia’s wet markets – or markets where wildlife is sold for food or medicine – and the risks they pose. Scientists believe the coronavirus originated in a seafood market in Wuhan where wild animals … Read more Coronavirus: Outbreak puts wildlife markets in the spotlight

Coronavirus: China lockdown may have blocked 700,000 virus cases – BBC News

The virus is thought to have originated in a seafood market in Wuhan that “conducted illegal transactions of wild animals”. The city’s 11 million residents have been shut off from the rest of the world since the middle of January, with roadblocks around the outskirts and drastic restrictions on daily life. But roads reopened to … Read more Coronavirus: China lockdown may have blocked 700,000 virus cases – BBC News

WHO’s Dr Mike Ryan: Coronavirus vaccine ‘at least a year’ away | Talk to Al Jazeera

COVID-19 has killed thousands and, as of March 25, 2020, has infected at least 400,000 people worldwide. And those figures are expected to grow in the coming months. It all started in December last year, when cases of an unusual pneumonia were reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Most of those affected by the … Read more WHO’s Dr Mike Ryan: Coronavirus vaccine ‘at least a year’ away | Talk to Al Jazeera

Equality on the high seas

Some 200 million people work in the seafood industry worldwide. About half of them are women who face appalling discrimination in pay and conditions compared to men. We meet a group of women in northern Spain who are campaigning for better conditions. Also Annette Young talks to Marie-Christine Monfort, the president of the International Organisation … Read more Equality on the high seas

Peru’s fishermen take riskier dives as catches dry up

In one of Peru’s most ecologically diverse bays, fishermen who dive for crabs and shellfish say they are increasingly putting their lives at risk as seafood becomes harder to harvest. Pollution, climate change and overfishing are to blame, say the fishermen. Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Paracas, south of the capital Lima. – Subscribe … Read more Peru’s fishermen take riskier dives as catches dry up