Canada OKs Imports of Beef and Pork from Brazil

March 18, 2022 Reuters

Canada has approved the importation of beef and pork from Brazil, which had been blocked over health concerns, authorities from both countries said on Monday.

Brazilian Tropical Fruit Takes Centre Stage at London Produce Show

March 10, 2022 Abrafrutas

A new campaign aims to promote the benefits of Brazilian tropical fruit to UK consumers and provide a long-term sales boost.

Brazil’s Unsung Craft Cheese Winning Fans in High Places

December 31, 2021 Agence France Presse

Cassia’s “Garrafao” is one of 57 Brazilian cheeses that won medals at the biennial “Mondial du Fromage” in Tours, France in September. That put unsung Brazil, a country not widely known for its cheese, second only to France on the podium of the world’s best.

APHIS Seeks Comments on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Chrysanthemum x morifolium for Planting from Brazil

December 27, 2021 USDA APHIS

The Government of Brazil has asked USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to authorize the importation of Chrysanthemum x morifolium plants for planting into the United States and Territories. APHIS has drafted a pest risk assessment that describes potential pests associated with the commodity.

Beef Giant Brazil Halts China Exports After Confirming Two Mad Cow Disease Cases

September 8, 2021 Nayara Figueiredo, Reuters

Brazil, the world’s largest beef exporter, has suspended beef exports to its No. 1 customer China after confirming two cases of “atypical” mad cow disease in two separate domestic meat plants, the agriculture ministry said on Saturday.