R-CALF CEO Has Beef Safety Concerns With Possible Trade With Brazil


Radio 570 WNAX (SD)

Nov 29, 2019


A Brazilian Ag Ministry official says heís 100 percent confident the U.S. will reopen its market to Brazilian beef. R-CALF CEO Bill Bullard says thatís very concerning as Brazil recently tried to export some tainted beef overseas.


He says there remains several food safety concerns with any product from Brazil due to its poor health standards


Bullard says Brazil needs to greatly upgrade its health and safety standards before any resumption of trade with them is allowed.


As recently as October the U.S. informed Brazil it would keep the ban on fresh beef imports in place.


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