Imports halted from 1 plant of BRF and 1 Seara facility.
Major importers ban Brazil shipments after food-safety scandal.
Top Buffalo Meat Exporter on Edge Amid Slaughter Pledge (1)
Both sides urge open markets amid U.S. protectionist tilt.
The Brazilian ag sector is trying to minimize damage both at home and in export markets after allegations of corruption are raised against meat inspectors and accusations of allowing rotten meat into the marketplace.
China's trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports — including such low-risk items as wine and chocolate — that Washington and Europe say could disrupt billions of dollars in commerce.
Executive staff leaders from 11 major U.S. agricultural and agribusiness organizations commended the Trump administration for engaging in a substantive and productive meeting today focused on the importance of continued growth of food and agriculture exports.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's nationalism is resonating in a country furious at U.S.
Broader trade talks have moved slowly amid political spats.
Maintains plan to cut corn stockpile and acreage in 2017.