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China Suspends Beef Imports from Brazil


China has suspended beef shipments from Brazil following an announcement of a diagnosis of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).  Initial epidemiologic investigation suggests that this is a case of atypical BSE with specimens currently under investigation in a specialist laboratory in Canada.  The suspension of imports by China follows a previous belated report by Brazil during 2021 and is in accordance with an agreement between the nations.

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