COVID-19 — China
The Toennies contract workers were thus in constant danger of infecting themselves. But are the consumers who buy and eat the slaughterhouse’s meat also in danger?
Coronaviruses are even more stable when they are frozen than when they are cooled. Experiments with other coronaviruses have shown that they can remain infectious for up to 2 years at -20 deg C [-4 deg F]. Nevertheless, the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from supermarket meat to a consumer is unlikely.
The German Federal Institute