Brazil says exports safe despite rotten meat scandal

Brazil says exports safe despite rotten meat scandal Brazil’s President Michel Temer has told foreign trading partners that they should not lose their appetite for steak in an effort to temper concerns after the country’s lucrative meat industry was thrown into turmoil over a corruption scandal

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Amid Massive Tainted-Meat Scandal, Brazil Assures Safety Of Its Food Exports

Brazil has long been awash with corruption scandals, but the latest to erupt is about an issue that is particularly close to the nation’s heart and stomach — and its wallet. Few people are more prolific meat-eaters than the Brazilians, and few are

NPR

Brazil meatpackers accused of selling ‘rotten’ beef, chicken

An employee carries pieces of meat at a butchery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 10, 2014. (File photo). 12 hours ago. Facebook · Twitter · Whatsapp · Google · E-mail Reddit. Some of Brazil’s top meat processors are accused of paying bribes to keep

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Brazil meat scandal: Temer tries to reassure partners

Brazil’s President Michel Temer has sought to reassure foreign trade partners that the corruption scandal engulfing the country’s meat industry does not mean its products are unsafe. Meeting ambassadors from Europe, the United States and China, Mr

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FOLLOWING MEAT SCANDAL, TEMER INVITES AMBASSADORS TO A RESTAURANT THAT SERVES IMPORTED …

Following Brazil’s latest meat scandal, Temer called a meeting in the Presidential Palace with the country’s main beef importers. In the middle of the conference, Temer invited the foreign ambassadors to enjoy some “Brazilian beef”. Alongside Ministers

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Brazil’s BRF, JBS shares slump after China suspends meat imports

Shares of meatpackers BRF SA and JBS SA slumped on Monday after China and other countries temporarily suspended imports of Brazilian meat following a scandal over alleged bribery of inspectors. Common shares in BRF and JBS dropped as much as …

Daily News & Analysis

Brazil fears shrinking exports amid rotten meat scandal — agriculture minister

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 19. /TASS/. Brazil fears that it may lose foreign markets for its agricultural products due to a scandal surrounding the sales of rotten meat by some of its companies, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said Saturday. “Most of all

TASS

Brazil meat-packing giants ‘exported rotten beef’

The authorities in Brazil suspended 33 government officials amid allegations that some of the country’s biggest meat processors have been selling rotten beef and poultry for years. Three meat processing plants have also been closed and another 21 are …

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Brazil says exports safe despite rotten meat scandal

Brasília – Brazil tried to reassure the world Sunday that its huge meat industry poses no threat – with President Michel Temer even inviting ambassadors to a steak dinner – despite allegations that corrupt exporters sold tainted products. Temer smiled

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Brazil meatpackers’ shares tumble, as scandal provokes trade curbs

Shares in Brazilian meatpackers tumbled anew after China, a key importer, joined countries placing restrictions on the South American country’s $12bn meat exports, in the wake of a corruption scandal involving food safety inspectors. Shares in sector

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Brazil Tries to Calm Importers After Reports of Tainted Meats

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Trying to calm fears that tainted meat may have been exported abroad, Brazil’s President Michel Temer met with a group of 33 ambassadors from major meat importing countries that the great majority of Brazil’s meats is of excellent …

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