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 16, 2017

Antibiotic-free meat gets a foothold in U.S.

Facing pressure from environmentalists and shareholder activists, major U.S. food companies and restaurant chains are moving to limit antibiotics in farm animals raised for meat. Last month, Tyson Foods announced a “no antibiotics ever” pledge for all Tyson-branded chicken products, building on an earlier ...

/ Mar 16, 2017

Scientists zoom in on AIDS virus hideout

French scientists said Wednesday they had found a way to pinpoint elusive white blood cells that provide a hideout for the AIDS virus in people taking anti-HIV drugs. Being able to spot, and one day neutralize, these “reservoir” cells has long been a holy ...