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Worst May Be Over in Brazil Meat Scandal as Curbs Lifted

  • Hong Kong is latest major market to ease import restrictions
  • Brazil’s government says tests so far reveal no tainted meat
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After 11 days of arrests, bribery allegations and a full-blown international food-safety scare, the worst may finally be over for Brazil’s embattled meat industry.

Having been shut out of some of its most important markets, Brazilian meat companies have regained access to most of them in recent days. Hong Kong, the largest destination for Brazilian beef, was the latest to ease restrictions.