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Brazil says U.S. will allow fresh Brazilian beef imports

Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 22, 2020
Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said yesterday that the United States had reopened its market for Brazilian fresh beef exports.
Tereza Cristina Dias
Food from Brazil   Tereza Cristina Dias
The United States had halted imports of Brazilian fresh beef in June 2017, alleging that some shipments failed to pass food safety checks.

Topics: Brazil U.S. beef import

Brazil is one of the world’s largest beef producers, exporting $7.3 billion in fresh and industrialized beef products last year, according to Brazilian government statistics.

“We were waiting for this news for some time and today we were fortunate to receive it,” Dias said on Twitter.