European mission arrives in Brazil to inspect slaughterhouses
Inspectors from the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) arrived in Brazil on Monday, October 14, to assess the individual identification and certification of cattle in farms licensed to export to the EU.
Currently, 1,687 farms ca export fresh beef from Brazil to the EU.
The last such inspection by the EU was in March, 2012. This year farms in São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Goiás and Mato Grosso states will be inspected. The visits began on Tuesday, October 15 and run until October 28.
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