Opinion, by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week, the Federal Police announced their lastest investigation, entitled “Carne Fraca” or “weak flesh” in English. The primary targets were not politicians, but rather numerous meat processing and packing plants (“frigoríficos”) as well as Brazilian behemoth beef merchants BRF and JBS.
The charges are that the plants were selling, both in Brazil and abroad, meat that was spoiled but had been adulterated with chemicals designed to hide . . .