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Canada OKs imports of beef and pork from Brazil

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Canada has approved the importation of beef and pork from Brazil, which had been blocked over health concerns

   Reuters
 

“We are in Ottawa and have just left the Canadian Ministry of Agriculture with … great news: the opening up of the country’s pork and beef market,” Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias tweeted.

Asked for comment, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency told Reuters it “approved the import of raw and cooked poultry meat, pork and pH matured beef from Brazil” last Friday.

“Negotiations between Brazil and Canada continue relating to others areas now recognized as free of the disease by the World Organization for Animal Health
 
 
 
 
 

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