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By Brian Brus
The Journal Record 

Oklahoma ranchers may benefit from Brazilian meat scandal


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A scandal about government meat inspections in Brazil has shaken the market worldwide and created opportunity for Oklahoma ranchers, agriculture industry watchers said.

But the openings will be small initially, said Jim Robb, economist for the Livestock Marketing Information Center in Denver, Colorado.

"These types of things don't happen very often," Robb said. "We don't import much beef from Brazil, really, but it's the reverberations from around the world that are going to be interesting to watch."

"For example, how China responds and how Brazil tends to manage the...

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