Asia fast-food chains pull meat off menus as Brazil scandal deepens - Nasdaq

SEOUL/HONG KONG, March 23 (Reuters) - Major fast-food chains in South Korea and Hong Kong have pulled chicken, beef and pork off their menus as they scramble to reassure customers about food safety as Brazil's meat scandal crisis intensifies.

Montana ranchers worry their sales will take a hit after contaminated Brazilian beef incident - Billings Gazette

Hereford-Angus-cross calves stand in a holding pen before being brought out into a branding area — three or four at a time — to be branded. prev. next. A rotten meat scandal in Brazil has Montana ranchers cowed about U.S. beef sales taking a hit.

USDA: No Tainted Brazilian Meat Has Entered US - Wisconsin Ag Connection

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service announced additional steps to keep the food supply safe for American families in light of the recent investigations of Brazil's meat industry. While none of the slaughter or processing facilities implicated ...

Scorned beef - Trinidad News

SUPERMARKETS yesterday pulled tins of corned beef off their shelves after reports that meat exporters from Brazil may have sold and exported rotted meat. On Tuesday, the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries imposed a temporary restriction on ...

Spokesman confirms China suspended imports of Brazil beef - WTOP

BEIJING (AP) — A spokesman for China's commerce ministry confirmed Thursday his government has banned imports of Brazilian beef. Brazil's agriculture minister said earlier China suspended imports after investigators accused Brazilian inspectors of ...

Govt accused of not doing enough amid Brazilian meat scare - EJ Insight

Hong Kong authorities are facing criticism over their response to Brazil's tainted-meat scandal, with critics accusing the government of not doing enough to halt sales of potentially unsafe imported products. Questions have been raised as to why the ...

Brazil Meat Scandal an “Economic Embarrassment” - Southeast AgNet

Brazil President Michel Temer (Mee'-shell Tuh-mehr') called the recent scandal around Brazil's sale of expired meats to other countries an “economic embarrassment” on Tuesday while more countries suspended meat imports from his nation. An Associated ...

Brazil Scandal Tests JBS, BRF Push For Overseas Units IPOs - malaysiandigest.com

Brazil's two largest food processors are striving to restore confidence in their quality controls as they pursue plans to list overseas units after a scandal over alleged bribery of health officials that triggered bans on Brazilian meat exports. On ...

China urges harsh punishments over Brazil meat scandal - Daily Mail

BEIJING, March 23 (Reuters) - China urged Brazil to hand out harsh punishments to those involved in a tainted meat scandal on Thursday, and offered no timeframe for lifting a ban on imports from the South American country. In its first official comment ...

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 ...

Government urged to investigate 'rotten' Brazilian meat allegations - Citizen

This after reports emerged that Brazilian meat inspectors were bribed to issue fake certificates for rotten produce. The portfolio committee on agriculture, forestry and fisheries on Wednesday requested the minister to investigate reports that South ...

Grace corned beef suppliers not under probe - Wehby - Jamaica Gleaner

Brazilian processing plants that supply corned beef to at least one of Jamaica's two major distributors of the product are not under investigation by the Brazilian authorities in the ongoing "rotten beef and poultry" probe now unfolding in the South ...

Supermarkets heed call to rid Brazilian meats - Trinidad & Tobago Express

off the shelf: An employee of Food Basket on Coffee Street, San Fernando, removes tins of corned beef from a shelf following a recall issued by the Ministry of Agriculture. —Photo: TREVOR WATSON. Supermarkets have complied with the directive from the ...

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

Blairo Maggi, Brazil's minister of agriculture, inspecting one of the country's meat processing companies on Tuesday. A corruption scandal has caused Brazil's meat exporting business to collapse. Credit EPA/Joedson Alves. RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's ...

China Concerned by Quality Issues in Brazilian Meat: Commerce Ministry - U.S. News & World Report

A man cuts a piece of beef at a butchery after the Chilean government suspended all meat and poultry imports from Brazil, in Santiago, Chile March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza Reuters. BEIJING (Reuters) - China is highly concerned with quality ...

Brazil meat exports collapse in wake of inspection scandal - Inquirer.net

A sanitary worker inspects a piece of meat at a supermarket in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, March 20, 2017. The European Union's spokesman in Brazil says the union is temporarily halting some imports of Brazilian meat amid an investigation into a ...

Japan Suspends Chicken Imports from Scam-Hit Brazilian Plant - Latin American Herald Tribune

TOKYO – Japan has suspended chicken imports from a meat-processing plant in Brazil following a rotten meat scandal, a spokesperson of the Japanese agriculture ministry confirmed to EFE on Wednesday. The ban will affect meat imports from just one of the ...

Brazil Tainted-Meat Scandal Leaves the World Hungry for Chicken - Bloomberg

Where's the chicken? That's the question a number of the world's biggest poultry importers could find themselves asking after slapping bans on shipments from Brazil, the world's No. 1 supplier. A food-safety probe against some of the biggest Brazilian ...

Brazil tries to rescue meat industry from scandal - Channel NewsAsia

Brazil's government fought on Wednesday to save the country's meat industry from getting burned in a corruption scandal that has prompted several countries to pull Brazilian beef and chicken from the menu. Posted 23 Mar 2017 07:31. Employees work at a ...

Vendors in downtown Kingston still selling corned beef - Loop Jamaica

Some vendors in the downtown Kingston commercial district are still selling corned beef despite a Government ban on the product. Following reports that several major meat processors in Brazil were under investigation for “selling rotten beef and ...