Brazilian beef begins to trickle into the US

FIRST shipments of Brazilian beef have started to arrive in the United States, following recent trade breakthroughs between the two countries, reports overnight suggest. Brazilian re-entry into the US market after a decades-long absence due to FMD concerns has commenced with a shipment of chilled forequarter manufacturing meat from Brazilian processor Marfrig arriving yesterday. Other Brazilian processors including JBS expect to have their first shipments arriving in US ports later this week. Marfrig’s international connections through the company’s investment in US burger pattie manufacturing giant, Keystone Foods, have reportedly assisted in its early shipments. Brazil’s second largest beef processor, Marfrig…

Source: Beef Central
Brazilian beef begins to trickle into the US