USDA approves beef imports from Brazil


Following a nearly three-year ban, the U.S. Department of Ag­­­­riculture (USDA) last week agreed to once again allow beef imports from Brazil to the U.S., starting immediately.

The news came from Brazil’s Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Correa da Costa Dias. 

“Today we received with great satisfaction the news expected long ago: The reopening of the beef market ... from Brazil to the United States. [This is] great news because it brings recognition of the quality of Brazilian meat by a market as important as America,” she said in a translated statement from the ministry’s...

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