USDA suspends fresh beef imports from scandal-marred Brazil

In less than four months, USDA inspectors rejected 1.9 million pounds of fresh beef from Brazil, a worrisome 11 percent of shipments from that country during that time. Now Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has suspended all Brazilian beef imports, saying, “My first priority is to protect American consumers.” The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) had launched a… » Read More

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