Feb 22 Biotelemetry Inc
* Biotelemetry, inc. Reports fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results
* Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.23
* Q4 GAAP earnings per share $1.30
* Q4 revenue $54 million versus I/B/E/S view $53.8 million
* Q4 earnings per share view $0.18 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
UPDATE 4-Brazil officials defend beef after 'system-wide problem' prompts U.S. ban
CHICAGO/BRASILIA, June 23 Brazilian officials scrambled to shore up their beef industry's reputation on Friday after the United States blocked shipments of fresh cuts, saying it found abscesses in the meat and signs of systemic failures in the inspection program of the world's largest beef exporter.