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12 November 2021
11 November 2021
View news from Brazil JBS SA third-quarter net income exceeds analysts' expectations
Growth attributed to the strength of its United States meat business, exports to China and higher domestic food sales...
09 November 2021
View news from Brazil China drives Brazilian beef export growth...but for how long?
In the year to the end of September, Brazil exported 1.27 million tonnes of fresh and frozen beef, 1.5% more than was shipped during the same period a year ago, writes Hannah Clarke, AHDB Livestock Analyst....
05 November 2021
View news from Brazil JBS partners with DSM to cut cow methane emissions globally with feed additive
JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, on Thursday announced a partnership with health and nutrition company Royal DSM with the goal of reducing methane emissions on its global supply chains....
02 November 2021
View news from Brazil Second stage of Brazil's campaign against FMD started Nov 1
The second stage of Brazil's national vaccination campaign against foot-and-mouth disease in 2021 started November 1st, according to the Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture. ...
29 October 2021
View news from Brazil Profits for Brazil’s Marfrig more than double in Q3 2021
Marfrig Global Foods has reported a net income of 1.67 billion reais for the third quarter, an increase of 148.7% on the same period last year....
28 October 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil’s beef shipments to China after embargo were blocked on arrival
Shipments of Brazilian beef have been stopped from entering China due to an embargo in place since two cases of mad cow disease were reported in the South American nation in early September....
08 October 2021
View news from Brazil Audit finds that JBS purchased over 300,000 cattle from “irregular” farms in the Amazon
A 2020 audit of JBS reveals that the meat processor bought 301,000 cattle , nearly one third of their supply, from ranches with “irregularities” such as illegal deforestation....
View news from Brazil Labor court confirms that JBS must reinstate indigenous workers in Brazil plant
A labor court in Santa Catarina has confirmed an injunction ordering JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, to reinstate about 40 indigenous people dismissed after May 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic started to ravage meat plants in Brazil....
07 October 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil’s environment minister hopes to boost image at COP26
Brazil, under fire for failing to stop destruction of the Amazon rainforest, plans to show the world at next month's United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) that it can fight climate change while remaining a top agricultural powerhouse, says...
27 September 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil’s antitrust regulator gives Marfrig acquisition of BRF the green light
Cade, Brazil’s antitrust regulator has approved with no restrictions Marfrig’s acquisition of a 33.6% stake of BRF....
View news from Brazil Brazil's Bolsonaro says UK's Johnson sought “emergency” food deal UK embassy differs
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, whom he met this week in New York, asked him for an "emergency" agreement to supply a food product that is lacking in Britain....
14 September 2021
View news from Brazil What does China banning Brazilian beef mean for the global beef and pork markets?
Last week Brazil banned exports of beef to China due to two atypical cases of BSE, writes AHDB's Rebecca Wright. ...
09 September 2021
View news from Brazil DSM receives first full market authorizations for methane-reducing feed additive Bovaer® for beef, dairy in Brazil, Chile
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has received full regulatory approval from the Brazilian and Chilean authorities to commercialize Bovaer®, its novel methane-reducing feed additive for ruminants....
04 September 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil halts China exports after confirming two BSE cases in meat plants
Brazil, the world's largest beef exporter, has suspended beef exports to its No. 1 customer China after confirming two cases of "atypical" bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in two separate domestic meat plants, the Brazilian agriculture ministry...
03 September 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil’s Supreme Court weighs landmark case on indigenous land rights
Brazil's Supreme Court heard arguments for and against a cut-off date for land claims that indigenous people say are vital for their survival, while the government advocated for legal certainty for farmers in the agricultural powerhouse....
View news from Brazil Brazil’s soy farmers are hoarding their crops in hopes that prices will rise
Brazilian soybean farmers are keeping their crops instead of selling them because they expect prices to rise further as global supplies tighten, according to brokers, buyers and sellers in the world’s largest producer and exporter of the oilseed....
02 September 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil investigates suspected case of mad cow disease
Brazil’s agriculture ministry said on 1 September that it is investigating a suspected case of mad cow disease....
30 August 2021
View news from Brazil Drought-struck Brazil expects September rainfall well below average
Rainfall in key energy-producing regions of drought-struck Brazil is likely to remain well below average in September....
View news from Brazil Brazil’s indigenous people protest ahead of crucial land ruling
Indigenous groups in Brazil are demonstrating against a Supreme Court ruling that could leave lands previously held by the tribes open to agricultural development....
24 August 2021
View news from Brazil Slaves to deforestation: Labor abuses fuel Brazil's Amazon destruction
When labor inspectors arrived in a rural area of the Brazilian Amazon state of Para in late June, they expected to rescue illegal loggers working in slavery-like conditions. But the trees were already cut down and the loggers gone....
16 August 2021
View news from Brazil Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon edges down but remains high under Bolsonaro
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest fell 10% in July from a year earlier, after four straight monthly increases, but destruction remains far higher than before President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
13 August 2021
View news from Brazil Q2 for JBS hailed as best quarter in history
Brazil’s JBS SA, the world’s largest meat packer, said it had its best quarter in history according to a quarterly earning statement....
11 August 2021
View news from Brazil JBS joins COP26 Race to Zero Brazil summits
JBS CEO calls for COP26 to recognize that Brazilian agriculture is a key part of the climate solution....
02 July 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil beef exports to US rise amid China-Australia trade spat
Strained trade relations between China and Australia have prompted Chinese importers to buy more US beef, making room for Brazil to increase exports to the United States, trade data show....
01 July 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil's JBS brings forward goal of eliminating deforestation in supply chain
Brazilian meat company JBS SA , the world's second largest food producer, said on 30 June it aims to eliminate illegal deforestation from its supply chain by 2025, moving up its previous goal for doing so by five years....
30 June 2021
View news from Brazil Bill curtailing indigenous land rights advances in Brazil's Congress
A bill allowing commercial agriculture and mining on protected tribal reservations in Brazil advanced in Congress on Tuesday 29 June in what indigenous leaders said could be the biggest setback since their land rights were guaranteed in the 1988 Constitution....
 
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