Brazilian Meat

Brazilian producers want to focus more on value-added produce

Brazil to premiumise meat exports

By Oscar Rousseau

Senior figures in Brazil want the country to start producing more value-added meat products to enhance its position as one of the world’s biggest pork and poultry traders. 

Petition organisers attacked the 'fat cat meatpackers' who, they claim, undercut US beef

US petition seeks to ban Brazilian beef imports

By Oscar Rousseau

A US beef industry-backed petition wants 100,000 signatures to put pressure on the White House to, in its own words, “ban unsafe imports” of Brazilian meat.

France-based Interpol is an international police force battling many forms of criminality

Brazil's meat firms face fraud attacks

By Kakie Roubaud

Interpol wants international assistance in its investigation into alleged fraud against the Brazilian pork and poultry industry, with one trade association admitting the sector has been hit with external attacks, GlobalMeatNews can reveal.

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.

Brazil said it was 'grateful China, Chile and Egypt have lifted meat import bans

Key markets lift ban on Brazilian meat

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazil has let out a sigh of relief this week after crucial export markets, including China and Egypt, lifted import bans imposed following alleged bribery of meat factory health inspectors. 

The European Commission will audit Brazil's meat supply chain by mid-May

Leaders from Brazil and EU to tackle meat 'crisis'

By Oscar Rousseau

European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis is in Brazil on a three-day mission to ensure imported food is safe for consumption, following claims Brazilian meat processors bribed government officials and sold rotten meat.

Industry associations warn the Brazilian meat scandal could lead to job losses

Brazil meat scandal: trade hits back after police sting

By Mauro Fernandes

After a major investigation showed evidence of rotten meat being consumed in Brazil and exported over the last two years, Brazilian meatpacking industry associations have accused the police of exaggeration.

Russia has lifted Brazil export restrictions

Russia set to lift Brazilian meat embargo

By Carina Perkins

Russia is close to lifting a ban on imports of beef, pork and poultry from the Brazilian states of Mato Grosso, Parana and Rio Grande do Sul.

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