Farm Council: Commissioner promises audits but no blanket ban after Brazilian meat scandal

Strict new measures will ensure the safety of EU consumers in the wake of Brazil’s food safety scandal, EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said today (April 3) as he debriefed ministers on his recent visit to the South American country.

While promising speedy audits and extra border checks however, the Commissioner resisted calls for import restrictions to go beyond the meat plants under investigation – at least for now.

In a press conference after the Farm Council meeting in Luxembourg,

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