St Lucia lifts ban on corned beef from Brazil

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The temporary ban placed on the importation of corned beef from Brazil has been lifted by the Government of St Lucia.

Chief Environmental Health officer, Wenn Grabriel on Thursday said following the analysis of information from various authoritative sources, including the Brazilian authorities, the decision was made.

He said that the Brazilian authorities, by way of a criminal investigation dubbed “Operation Weak Flesh” found that no meat processing establishment under investigation in “operation weak flesh “ had exported corned beef or any other meat or meat products to St Lucia over the last six months.

He also said that information received from the Brazilian government and…