South Africa suspends meat imports from Brazil

South Africa suspends meat imports from Brazil

South Africa has suspended some meat imports from Brazil citing a scandal in the South American country’s meat processing industry, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said on Wednesday.

Local media reported that police in Brazil has launched raids to investigate alleged bribes paid to conceal unsanitary conditions in Brazil’s meatpacking facilities.

China and Canada also suspended some meat imports from Brazil on Wednesday.

 

 

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