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  • Princess Anne, The Princess Royal attends the Gatcombe Horse Trials

    The Queen’s daughter has caused division in the agriculture industry after saying that genetically-modified (GM) crops could be beneficial.

  • GARNER, Iowa/ MEXICO CITY, March 22- Farmers in the U.S. agricultural heartland that helped elect Donald Trump are now pushing his administration to avoid a trade dispute with Mexico, fearing retaliatory tariffs that could hit over $3 billion in U.S. exports. Pork producers contacted Trump's transition team soon after the Nov. 8 election to stress that...

  • GARNER, Iowa/ MEXICO CITY, March 22- Farmers in the U.S. agricultural heartland that helped elect Donald Trump are now pushing his administration to avoid a trade dispute with Mexico, fearing retaliatory tariffs that could hit over $3 billion in U.S. exports. Pork producers contacted Trump's transition team soon after the Nov. 8 election to stress that...

  • LAPA, Brazil, March 21- Brazil's federal police and agriculture ministry said late Tuesday that sanitary and corruption problems found in the nation's meatpacking industry were isolated incidents and that the nation's food safety system nationwide was robust. But Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, Mexico and Switzerland all announced partial or all-out bans on...

  • This is a $2,000 pizza

    The editors at Zagat introduced us to this $2,000 pizza. Covered with 20g of 24K gold (1g just over $39), there is a total of about $800 worth on this pie.

  • LAPA, Brazil, March 21- Brazilian authorities on Tuesday began scouring meat plants closed after a probe into corruption by health inspectors and the alleged sale of rotten products, as Hong Kong dealt a blow to the world's top beef and poultry exporter with an import ban. China is the largest consumer of Brazilian meat, followed by Hong Kong.

  • ZURICH, March 21- Switzerland has banned imports from four Brazilian meat processing facilities as part of Europe- wide safety measures, Swiss authorities said on Tuesday. "A total of four facilities have been barred from exporting meat products into the European Union or Switzerland," the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office said. China and the European...

  • ZURICH, March 21- Switzerland has banned imports from four Brazilian meat processing facilities as part of Europe- wide safety measures, Swiss authorities said on Tuesday. "A total of four facilities have been barred from exporting meat products into the European Union or Switzerland," the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office said. China and the European...

  • ZURICH, March 21- Switzerland has banned imports from four Brazilian meat processing facilities as part of Europe- wide safety measures, Swiss authorities said on Tuesday. "A total of four facilities have been barred from exporting meat products into the European Union or Switzerland," the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office said. China and the European...

  • ZURICH, March 21- Switzerland has banned imports from four Brazilian meat processing facilities as part of Europe- wide safety measures, Swiss authorities said on Tuesday. "A total of four facilities have been barred from exporting meat products into the European Union or Switzerland," the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office said. China and the European...

  • MOSCOW/ ZAGREB, March 21- Russia's biggest bank Sberbank is doing everything possible to support troubled Croatian retailer Agrokor, to which it is a major lender, Sberbank's Chief Executive German Gref said on Tuesday. Gref added to reporters in Moscow that Sberbank did not want to manage a retailer in Eastern Europe. Agrokor, the biggest Croatian private...

  • BRASILIA, March 21- Brazil's President Michel Temer said on Tuesday that the alarm cause by the discovery of irregularities in meat industry controls was unfounded because very few meatpacking plants were involved.

  • MOSCOW, March 21- Russia's biggest bank Sberbank is doing everything possible to support Croatia's Agrokor, to which it is a major lender, Sberbank's Chief Executive German Gref said on Tuesday. Gref added to reporters in Moscow that Sberbank did not want to manage a retailer in Eastern Europe. Agrokor, the biggest Croatian private company and also the biggest...

  • SAO PAULO/ BEIJING, March 20- China and the European Union curtailed meat imports from Brazil on Monday after police, in an anti-corruption probe criticized by the government as alarmist, accused inspectors in the world's biggest exporter of beef and poultry of taking bribes to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats. As the scandal deepened,...

  • A general view of a butchers shop, in Sao Paulo, Brazil on March 20, 2017.

    Fallout from a meatpacking industry scandal in Brazil, widened on Monday as China, the EU, South Korea and Chile curtailed meat imports.

  • SAO PAULO/ BEIJING, March 20- Fallout from a meatpacking industry scandal in Brazil, the world's biggest exporter of beef and poultry, widened on Monday as China, the EU, South Korea and Chile curtailed meat imports from the country after inspectors were accused of taking bribes to allow sales of tainted food. Brazil's President Michel Temer has sought to downplay...

  • SAO PAULO/ BEIJING, March 20- Fallout from a corruption scandal in Brazil's massive meat industry spread on Monday, with China and South Korea suspending some imports and the European Union mulling action, hitting shares of the world biggest poultry producer BRF SA. China, which accounted for nearly one-third of the Brazilian industry's $13.9 billion in...

  • BEIJING, March 20- China has temporarily suspended imports of Brazilian meat from March 19 following a scandal in the South American country over the alleged bribery of health officials to allow the sale of tainted meat, a source said on Monday. The source, who asked not to be named because of the sensitivity of the information, said that suspension of Brazilian...

  • Unilever is preparing a 6 billion pound ($7.44 billion) sale of some of its food brands, British newspapers reported on Saturday.

  • BRASILIA, March 19- President Michel Temer, confronting a corruption scandal tarnishing Brazil's lucrative meat industry, met on Sunday with executives and foreign diplomats to assuage health concerns tarnishing a sector responsible for $12 billion in annual exports. Addressing diplomats from Europe, the United States, China and elsewhere, Temer said...