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Brazil is taking all safety measures - Arab News

I am writing this letter to clarify certain points concerning the report about Brazil, titled “Brazil president seeks to calm fears over meat sales, exports,” published in Arab News on March 21. As stated in the above-mentioned report, Brazilian ...and more »

USDA on Tainted Brazilian Meat: None Has Entered US, 100 Percent Re-Inspection Instituted - (press release)

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2017 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced additional steps to keep the food supply safe for American families in light of the recent investigations of Brazil's ...and more »

Brazilian economy at stake in meat boycott - World Finance

Imports of Brazilian meat were curbed on March 20 as several nations reacted to the bribery scandal engulfing the country's keystone beef and poultry industries. On March 18, a number of police raids on meat processing centres exposed the widespread ...and more »

Brazil's spoiled meat scandal widens worldwide - CNNMoney

Several countries this week have banned imports of Brazilian meat after police raided several meat producers last Friday for allegedly doling out bribes to inspectors to certify meat that was either rotten or tainted with salmonella. China, Mexico ...and more »

Chinese supermarkets pull Brazil meat from shelves as food safety fears grow - Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Some of China's largest food suppliers have pulled Brazilian beef and poultry from their shelves in the first concrete sign that a deepening scandal over Brazil's meat processing industry is hitting business in its top export market.and more »

Saudi Arabia halts Brazilian beef and poultry imports over food safety fears - Arab News

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has stopped beef and poultry imports from four Brazilian companies over concerns about food safety after accusations that individuals had been bribed to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats. Following a two-year ...and more »

SA suspends Brazil meat imports after scandal - Business Day

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has suspended imports of meat from establishments suspected to be involved in a Brazilian meat scandal. On Wednesday, the department said it had asked Brazilian authorities to provide official ...and more »

China, EU cut imports of Brazil meat amid scandal - Reuters

With other import curbs expected to follow, the scandal stemming from a police operation codenamed “Weak Flesh” could deal a heavy blow to one of the few sectors of Latin America's largest economy that has thrived during a two-year recession. Police on ...and more »

Brazil Meat Scandal Is Called 'a Punch in the Stomach' - New York Times

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's meat industry has taken “a punch in the stomach,” with exports plummeting in the wake of a corruption scandal over safety standards, the country's agriculture minister said on Wednesday. “We got a very big shock, a blow that ...and more »

A meat scandal in Brazil damages two of its biggest firms - The Economist

EVEN amid Brazil's pungent stew of recent big corporate scandals, the latest is particularly stomach-turning. On Friday March 17th, in time for a traditional weekend churrasco, or barbecue, the federal police accused some of the country's biggest meat ...and more »