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A diplomatic offensive from Brazil's president Michel Temer eased the meat scandal

Brazil meat scandal could spark billions in losses

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazil’s rotten meat scandal may have weathered the worst of the storm, but financial losses from the corruption saga could still reach $4.8 billion (bn), Fitch Ratings has claimed.

Quiz: The month in meat news

Quiz: The month in meat news

By Oscar Rousseau

A quiz on the month's biggest meat news - have you been paying attention to the global animal protein sector?

Brazil's agriculture minister Blairo Maggi said the move is 'good news' for meat exporters

Hong Kong restores Brazilian meat trade

By Oscar Rousseau

Hong Kong is the latest key importer to have lifted a ban on Brazilian meat, after China and Egypt eased restrictions earlier this week.

The Food Safety Forum: Powerful Packaging airs on 23 March

Food safety and packaging webinar airs today

By Rod Addy

Readers seeking packaging solutions to combat microbial spoilage and preserve and extend shelf-life can listen to the advice of three experts in the field in a free online forum set to air today (23 March).

It is unclear at this stage if Brazil will face export bans as a result of the meat scandal

Brazil rocked by rotten meat scandal

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazil has been engulfed in controversy after police launched a massive raid on the country’s meat processors, some of whom stand accused of corruption and selling rotten meat.

Brazilian beef exporters will charge forward with growth plans for the Middle East this year

China’s hunger for Brazilian beef eases drop

By Oscar Rousseau

Early trade figures for the start of the year indicate Brazil’s top beef markets, Hong Kong and China, eased the burden of falling sales over January and February.

From left to right: Bord Bia CEO Tara McCarthy,Michael Creed and Reif Othman

Politician plugs Irish beef in Dubai

By Oscar Rousseau

Premium Irish beef has benefited from government support in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, helped secure endorsement from one of Dubai’s top chefs.

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