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BRAZILIAN MEAT EXPORTS RECOVERING FROM 'WEAK FLESH' CRISIS
lems in its meat industry, he said.
Nevertheless, the damage had been done
and, by the end of March, 20 markets had
completely suspended imports of Brazilian
meat and more than double that number has
introduced partial bans.
Operation Weak Flesh alleged that substandard product was being
sold across meat types, not only to export markets but also within
the country. Yastremska, | Bigstockphoto.com
Trade missions and other government
and industry initiatives have now largely addressed concerns in export markets, and the
backlog of meat that built up as a result of the
various embargoes has been largely absorbed
by international markets.
Emphasizing the controls that are carried
out on Brazilian meat production, ABPA
Executive President Francisco Turra said:
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