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Health scare prompts China to ban Brazilian meat

Mar 21, 2017

Health scare prompts China to ban Brazilian meat

Brazil said Monday that China had suspended imports of meat from the South American country over police claims that Brazilian exporters had sold tainted products. “Until it receives more information, China will not unload meat imported from Brazil,” the Brazilian agriculture ministry said in ...

Mar 20, 2017

Luxury cruise ship planned for Kyushu and Okinawa in 2020

Ryobi Holdings Co. is considering launching a luxury cruise ship service that operates in the Kyushu area and Okinawa as early as 2020, the company’s top official said Monday. The cruise ship would be designed by Eiji Mitooka, the industrial designer who also designed ...

Brazil president tries to minimize fallout from tainted meat trade

Mar 20, 2017

Brazil president tries to minimize fallout from tainted meat trade

Brazil’s president met Sunday with dozens of ambassadors from countries that import Brazilian meat, seeking to minimize damage from a corruption probe that alleges meatpackers bribed inspectors to keep rotten meat on the market. Speaking at the presidential palace, President Michel Temer told the ...