CORNED BEEF LOVERS can again dig in without fear, as the all-clear has been given.
At a media briefing yesterday, Chief Veterinary Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Dr Mark Trotman, said the import ban had been lifted “effective immediately”.
He added he had no further concerns about either the sale or consumption of the Brazilian meat in Barbados following a rotten meat scandal in that South American country.
“I have no concerns about the safety, from a medical standpoint, of corned beef. The laboratory tests will still take quite a while . . . but based on the information we have been able to gather, I have no concerns or objections to the continued sale or consumption of corned beef,” he said. (CA)
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