Brazil meat scandal: China and EU suspend imports

Brazil meat scandal: China and EU suspend imports
 

Some of the biggest consumers of Brazilian meat have suspended imports over allegations that companies have been selling unsafe produce for years.
China has banned red meat imports from Brazil, while the European Union said it would stop buying from companies implicated in the scandal.
The crisis was triggered by a huge federal police operation on Friday.
It found evidence that meat-packers had been selling rotten and substandard produce for several years.
The meat industry plays an important part in the Brazilian economy, with exports worth more than $12bn (£9.7bn) a year.
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20 March 2017 in World News, Views: 41
Source: BBC
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