Brazil president looks to calm rotten meat scandal

Brazilian President Michel Temer has held emergency talks with global business executives to try to convince them his country's meat exports are safe.

    President Michel Temer of Brazil has held emergency talks with global business executives to try to convince them his country's meat exports are safe.

    Two of the country's largest meatpacking companies are accused of bribing inspectors to turn a blind eye to health violations.

    Al Jazeera's Whitney Hurst reports.


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