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Montevideo, October 17th 2017 - 16:57 UTC

Something smells rotten in Brazilian food companies: probes into bribed inspections

Wednesday, May 17th 2017 - 21:15 UTC
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Brazilian police on Tuesday opened two separate investigations into whether certain food companies improperly received favorable treatment from the Agriculture Ministry, the latest probe ensnaring the powerful farming sector. The probes into whether inspection procedures were relaxed for meatpacking, dairy and other food companies come two months after industry leaders JBS SA and BRF SA were rocked by allegations of bribing food inspectors. Read full article

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