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By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter

BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – Brazil’s agriculture ministry said Sunday the country’s beef industry would be thoroughly audited, following a case of mad cow disease that occurred in 2010 in Paraná and emerged last month. Ten countries have suspended or limited imports of beef from Brazil, the world’s largest exporter, because of the scare.

International Relations Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture, Celio Porto, told Folha de São Paulo that states would send teams to beef producers to ensure procedures to safeguard cows’ health were being properly followed. The teams would then . . .

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