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Brazil meat scandal an 'economic embarrassment' -

THE world's largest meat exporter has been hit with stomach-churning allegations inspectors were bribed to overlook the sale of rotten meat. APMarch 22, 201710:32am. Video; Image. Temer - Expired meat 'economic embarrassment'0:36. Brazilian President ...and more »

Why Brazil's rotten meat scandal is a big problem — and not just for Brazilians - Greenpeace International (blog)

Food scandals like this happen more often than you think and may affect you more than you know — even if you don't live in Brazil. Livestock Farm in Brazil. 30 Mar, 2009 © Ricardo Funari / Lineair / Greenpeace. Have you heard about the shocking rotten ...and more »

Brazil meat scandal: EU says trade ban 'inaccurate' -

The international embarrassment facing Brazil over its rotten meat scandal has deepened after Hong Kong joined China in banning meat imports, although Europe is yet to follow suit. Hong Kong banned imports of fresh and frozen Brazilian meat and poultry ...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 »

Meat crisis causes wider stink in Brazil's corporate sector - Financial Times

When Flavio Evers Cassou, an employee of the world's biggest meatpacker, JBS, dropped off a large cooler of meat at a friend's home last year in southern Brazil, he could not have foreseen the crisis of confidence it would cause in the industry and the ...and more »

Don't Throw Out Your Brazilian Beef Just Yet - Bloomberg

An overblown scandal over tainted meat could end up doing the country more good than harm. by. Mac Margolis. @macmargolis More stories by Mac Margolis. 6. March 22, 2017, 4:30 AM PDT. For those who like their scandals well done. Photographer: LULA ...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 »

5 Reasons People Are Suddenly Concerned About Brazilian Beef - Consumerist

Are you having beef for dinner? Do you know where it came from? No, not the grocery store down the street, but where the cow was raised? Most of us probably can't answer those questions, and that's a growing concern for health advocates, retailers, and ...and more »

Hong Kong to recall meat imported from 21 Brazilian companies linked to bribery investigation - South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's food safety authority will immediately recall all meat exported to the city by 21 Brazilian companies involved in an investigation over bribery and tainted meat, the food and environmental hygiene minister said on Friday. Dr Ko Wing-man ...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 »