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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.

Quiz: The month in meat

Quiz: The month in meat news

By Oscar Rousseau

A quiz on this month's biggest meat news - have you been paying attention to the global meat industry? 

Nitrate, which has been reportedly linked to cancer and associated with bacon, is in fact rarely used as a meat ingredient

IPPE 2017

Meat scientist: nitrates good for body

By Rod Addy

Nitrates benefit human health and are present in far greater quantities in leafy vegetables than in processed meats, contrary to recent media coverage.

BRF said Turkey is one of the world's largest poultry markets for halal meat

BRF to buy Turkey’s Banvit in $470m venture

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazilian meatpacker BRF SA and Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund have agreed to buy outright the largest poultry producer in Turkey, Banvit, in a joint venture worth $470m. 

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