Top meat-packers have been accused of selling rotten produce for years.
The Brazilian police operation codenamed "Weak Flesh" was likely to deal a heavy blow to one of the few sectors of Latin America's largest economy that has thrived during a two-year recession.
President Michel Temer has guaranteed Brazilian society and the ambassadors of 20 countries that buy the country's meat that those products are healthy and that the criminals that had been adulterating them had been stopped. Of more than 4700 federal-inspected meat plants, the investigations focussed on just 21.
In some cases, carcinogenic chemicals had been used to mask the smell of the meat, authorities confirmed.
Adding that he believes that beef is the only meat affected by the Brazilian scandal, Mr Chung said consumers here should not worry since the quantity of beef consumed in Singapore is small, compared to other meats.
JBS, the biggest meat processer in the world, said in a filing that none of its executives were singled out in the investigation and that its headquarters were not targeted.
These inspectors would then issue the proper certificates regardless of the condition of the meat.
The companies involved in the scandal would be temporarily barred, said European Union spokesman Enrico Brivio, speaking to reporters in Brasilia, the capital.
"In the IFA policy document on Brexit we have set out very clearly the need for equivalent standards on food safety, animal health, welfare and the environment and the need for the application of the common external tariff for imports to both the European Union and United Kingdom", he said. Both companies have denied wrongdoing. "We have complete confidence in our approach to food safety and product quality in Brazil, and in all of our operations around the world".
In the wake of a food scandal in Brazil in which 33 government officials have so far been suspended, Denmark's Veterinary and Food Administration has reported to TV2 News that they are investigating whether any of the contaminated meat has ended up here.
"We will take action to punish those who committed this", he said.
The member notes it was a cold evening. and after coming face-to-face with Secret Service he showed up again and no one noticed. A source familiar with the allegations told ABC News Tran may have been on White House grounds for approximately 15 minutes .
Malaysia is "looking into all possibilities" to secure the freedom of the nine Malaysians now stranded in North Korea. Mr Zahid said on Wednesday that authorities obtained DNA from one of Mr Kim's children.
I'm going to make sure they're getting our message across because I don't want our young guys complaining about it all the time. The fireworks started when Milwaukee's Malcolm Brogdon delivered a hard foul to Young with 36 seconds left in the quarter.
As things stand, and we have yet to hear Ms Sturgeon's conference speech - that comes tomorrow - the battle is for public opinion. But under Britain's constitutional arrangements, that vote would have to be signed off by the British parliament.
Gennady Golovkin (37-0) faces Daniel Jacobs (32-2) in the main event. "I think I won it by two rounds", Jacobs said. This fight was about the realisation of hefty expectation and with Jacobs down and hurt it should have been over.
There's really not a lot of similarities on the diamond between J.A. and me". "That's what I told myself. Yet Koenig hasn't completely forgotten the next game, UW's 61-56 loss to Notre Dame in the Sweet 16.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has attempted to assuage investor fears that the Model 3 will not enter production on schedule. The underwriters increased the amount of equity and convertible notes to $1.2 billion.
Forbes magazine ranked Rockefeller 581st on its annual list of billionaires released Monday with a fortune of $3.3 billion. He was the grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D Rockefeller who was also the first billionaire in American history.
Xavier is headed back to the Sweet 16 after dominating Florida State, 91-66, in a West Region second-round game on Saturday night. The NCAA sent the statement out while Collins was talking to reporters, so someone read it aloud to the coach.
NRP obtain Canada-wide arrest warrant for Justin Kuijer
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After 139 days, Naga Council lifts economic blockade on Manipur
Following the meeting, we have chose to lift the economic blockade with effect from tonight, UNC General Secretary S Milan said. Chief Minister N Biren Singh immediately after taking oath today convened a meeting of Cabinet ministers and elected MLAs.
Kim Kardashian tells of 'life-changing' Paris robbery ordeal
She posted a series of messages on Twitter explaining why she wanted to open up about the terrifying experience last October. Kim tends to stick to brands that she has equity in, such as her Kimoji range of emojis and LuMee light-up phone cases.
Tourney recap: No. 9 Michigan State rolls No. 8 Miami
In a back-and-forth game of offensive fireworks and optional defense, Oklahoma State could not keep up with the 3-point barrage. Defensively, the Spartans allowed 1.02 points per possession, which ranked 5th in the Big 10, and are now 31st overall .
Somali pirates release hijacked tanker Aris 13
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Turkish Airlines steps in to help famine-hit Somalia
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