• EU follows up on meat safety recommendations made to Brazil

    3 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    A follow-up audit by EU authorities in Brazil has found measures have been put in place to prevent a repeat of the meat scandal uncovered last year, but some areas still need further action.
    A criminal investigation, Operation “Carne Fraca,” revealed alleged bribery of food inspectors in beef and poultry plants to allow sale of product unfit to eat and to falsify documents.
    Twenty-six officials were prosecuted. Six have been acquitted of all charges. Those six have resumed official tasks that do not include EU certification.
    An audit by the Directorate General for Health and Food Safety...
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