Brazil confronts fallout from rotten meat exports row

Brazil confronts fallout from rotten meat exports row

Brasília (AFP) – Brazil’s president held crisis talks Sunday with ministers and foreign ambassadors to try and limit the damage to trade from allegations that major Brazilian producers have been selling rotten meat worldwide. Police allegations that meat producers bribed health inspectors for years to certify tainted food as fit for consumption has struck at the heart of the world’s leading beef and chicken exporter. Temer — whose government is already battered by a huge embezzlement scandal and Brazil’s deepest recession in history — huddled first with meatpacking representatives, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi and Trade Minister Marcos Pereira.

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