Ministry of Agriculture issues statement on Brazil products

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has taken precautionary measures on the imported Brazilian poultry and meat products, following reports that the country has been exporting meat that is unfit for consumption. Consignments from Brazil will now be released only after analysis and re-inspection.
The Ministry issued a statement pointing out that all ports of entry in the country to hold all consignments of cattle, poultry and their products from Brazil in all its forms and types for test . It stresses not to release the products before the samples are withdrawn and analysed. Only after the products are proven fit for human consumption and are found in conformity with health specifications and standards required , the products will be released.