While Chinese newspapers continue to link the recent COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing to salmon, Scottish salmon producers are quickly pointing out no links have been made between any imported food products and coronavirus.

"While the outbreak of coronavirus in a busy wholesale market in China is a worrying development, there is no credible evidence linking it to any imported food products," Scottish Salmon Producers Organization (SSPO) Director of Strategic Engagement Hamish Macdonnell said in a statement.