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Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Brazilian beef exporters pressuring Egypt to take back halal meat certificate decision

Brazilian beef exporters pressuring Agriculture Ministry to scrap halal meat certificate decision: The recent Agriculture Ministry decision to limit the acceptance of halal meat certificates to only the Egyptian Islamic Company is being met with backlash from the Brazilian Beef Exporters Association (ABIEC), which expressed its refusal to the Brazilian embassy, according to a local press report. ABIEC is in talks with Brazil’s diplomatic mission here in Egypt to lobby against the decision, which took effect yesterday.

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