Chicken run: US poultry diverted from China due to virus


Frozen and refrigerated goods are beginning to spoil as the virus roils the global shipping trade, US exporters say.

Ships carrying refrigerated cargo containers of chicken from the United States to mainland China are being diverted to ports in Hong KongSouth KoreaTaiwan and Vietnam due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a US poultry export trade group.

The virus, which is causing havoc in the global container shipping trade, is keeping consumers and workers at home in China, delaying purchases at stores and restaurants and slowing the unloading of products at ports.

Read more : AlJazeera


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