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Mexico authorizes 26 new Brazil meat plants to export chicken

Nov 19 2018

SAO PAULO/MEXICO CITY Mexico has authorized 26 Brazilian meat plants to export chicken products into the country, Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Monday, as the two nations seek to strengthen commercial ties amid a realignment of global trade partnerships.

Brazil prosecutors near decision on BRF corruption charges

Nov 14 2018

SAO PAULO A sprawling Brazilian probe into alleged cheating on food safety checks by BRF SA and other firms is entering its final weeks, according to authorities and court documents, with more criminal charges potentially on their way before year-end.

RPT-Brazil prosecutors near decision on BRF corruption charges

Nov 14 2018

SAO PAULO, Nov 14 A sprawling Brazilian probe into alleged cheating on food safety checks by BRF SA and other firms is entering its final weeks, according to authorities and court documents, with more criminal charges potentially on their way before year-end.

UPDATE 2-Brazil's JBS posts narrower-than-expected quarterly loss

Nov 13 2018

SAO PAULO, Nov 13 Brazil-based food company JBS SA on Tuesday posted a narrower than expected quarterly loss on the back of a strong performance by its Seara processed foods and Brazil beef divisions, and resilience in certain of its U.S. operations.

JBS' Batista arrested with ex-Brazil agriculture ministers in probe

Nov 09 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO/SÃO PAULO Police arrested a controlling shareholder of meatpacker JBS SA and two former Brazilian agriculture ministers on Friday in connection with an investigation into illegal campaign contributions.

Brazil risks Middle East trade with Israel embassy move

Nov 08 2018

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA A proposal by Brazil's next president to relocate its embassy in Israel, following U.S. President Donald Trump's lead, may set off a diplomatic storm in the Muslim world, threatening a key market for the world's largest meat companies.

UPDATE 1-Brazil's BRF reports wider-than-expected Q3 loss in tough turnaround

Nov 08 2018

SAO PAULO, Nov 8 Brazilian food processor BRF SA posted a wider-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday as trade embargoes, a drop in sales volumes and higher feed prices weighed on management's efforts to turn the company around.

Bolsonaro adviser recommends congressman for Brazil agriculture minister

Nov 01 2018

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's top agriculture adviser said on Thursday he had recommended a congressman from a key farm region to become the next agriculture minister for the world's largest soy exporter.

Bolsonaro adviser recommends congressman for Brazil agriculture minister

Nov 01 2018

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's top agriculture adviser said on Thursday he had recommended a congressman from a key farm region to become the next agriculture minister for the world's largest soy exporter.

UPDATE 2-Bolsonaro adviser recommends congressman for Brazil agriculture minister

Nov 01 2018

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Nov 1 Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's top agriculture adviser said on Thursday he had recommended a congressman from a key farm region to become the next agriculture minister for the world's largest soy exporter.

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