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Brazil's spoiled meat scandal widens worldwide

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Brazil can't catch a break.

Several countries this week have banned imports of Brazilian meat after police raided several meat producers last Friday for allegedly doling out bribes to inspectors to certify meat that was either rotten or tainted with salmonella.

China, Mexico, Chile, Japan, the European Union and Hong Kong have taken varying measures to avoid importing Brazilian meat. For its part, Brazil's government shut down three plants and suspended the

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