Amid Massive Tainted-Meat Scandal, Brazil Assures Safety Of Its Food Exports

Brazilians are prolific meat-eaters, so they are struggling with allegations that health officials accepted bribes to allow subpar meat on the market.

The country’s federal police say that health officials were bribed to ignore outdated and adulterated meat. The European Commission has suspended imports from companies implicated in the allegations.

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