Maggi: Brazil will lose 10% of meat package after tainting scandal


After a Federal Police investigation that discovered meat tainting by several meat packers in Brazil, Japan, the European Union, Mexico, Egypt, Hong Kong, China and South Korea announced a blockade of any meat imports from the country.

Brazil’s Agriculture minister, Blairo Maggi, said today that the country could lose up to 10 percent of the market share. “It could take Brazil up to five years to recoup its market share,” he told a Senate committee.


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