Study finds that SARS-CoV-2 can persist for more than a month on frozen berries

Study finds that SARS-CoV-2 can persist for more than a month on frozen berries

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, fears were rampant as researchers worldwide rushed to learn more about modes of transmission for the virus. One concern was the possibility of foodborne transmission of the virus. While the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has since reported that there is no evidence to support the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 associated with food, concern over the persistence of the virus on food prompted a study recently published in the journal Food Microbiology. …