Food & Drink

The Food & Drink section brings you news about the Seattle restaurant and bar scene such as openings, closings, news about chefs and advice on where to go for a great meal or happy hour in Seattle, the Eastside or Snohomish County.

Spokesman confirms China suspended imports of Brazil beef

BEIJING (AP) — A spokesman for China's commerce ministry confirmed Thursday his government has banned imports of Brazilian beef. Brazil's agriculture minister said earlier China suspended imports after investigators accused Brazilian inspectors of taking bribes to overlook expired meat and chemicals. But until now Chinese officials have said only that they took unspecified precautions. "The...

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