The U.S. Bans All Fresh Beef Imports from Brazil

Brazilian officials say irregularities in products may have been caused by reaction to foot-and-mouth vaccines.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government of Brazil says it is working towards finding out what is causing irregularities in the quality of meat exported to the U.S. after, the North American country announced it was suspending all imports of fresh beef coming from Brazil.

For Agriculture Defense Director, Luis Eduardo Rangel the irregularities do not constitute a health problem since it does not cause health risks to humans or animals, but is rather a quality issue. According to Rangel the reaction by the United States government was a bit exaggerated.

“We understand . . .

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