Brazil: Government of Goiás hopes for a quick reestablishment of beef exports

Updated Mar 7, 2023
The Government of Goiás is closely monitoring the consequences of the suspension of imports of Brazilian meat by China, as a result of a case of mad cow found in Pará. This is an atypical case, that is, it occurred due to natural causes in a single nine-year-old animal, ruling out the possibility of contamination, according to the results of the tests released last Friday (03), by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock ( Map). The note released by Mapa also informs that measures are already being taken in accordance with health protocols to resolve the impasse of exports to China. To this end, it will schedule a virtual meeting with the Chinese government in order to pass on official information and restore shipments to that country. The examination that proved the atypicality of the case was carried out by the reference laboratory of the World Organization for Animal Health (WHOA) in Canada. “Our expectation is that beef exports to China will resume as soon as possible,” said ...
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