A Bloomberg report on Brazilian poultry processor BRF SA details some of the problems facing the company since it became the target of a new phase of an ongoing food safety/corruption probe. According to the news agency, emails from company employees show evidence of fraud from 2012 and 2015, involving three plants and several executives. A police statement says that five laboratories and an unnamed companies falsified test results on meat samples, hiding poor sanitary conditions and enabling the products to meet export requirements.
The full report from Bloomberg is available here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-05/brazil-s-brf-plunges-deeper-into-crisis-as-meat-probe-revived.
Source: Bloomberg News