SAO PAULO Brazil's JBS SA on Thursday posted second-quarter net profits nearly twice as high as the average of analysts' estimates, buoyed by a strong performance in its beef and pork divisions in the United States and at home.
SAO PAULO, Aug 13 Brazil's JBS SA on
Thursday posted second-quarter net profits nearly twice as high
as the average of analysts' estimates, buoyed by a strong
performance in its beef and pork divisions in the United States
and at home.
BRASILIA/SAO PAULO The Chinese city of Shenzhen's government on Thursday identified a Brazilian meat plant owned by Aurora, the country's third largest processor of chicken and pork, as the source of chicken wings that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
SAO PAULO Brazilian food company BRF SA faces challenges meeting Chinese demands to test meat for potential coronavirus contamination, executives said on Thursday, adding the company lost export business in the second quarter amid the pandemic.
SAO PAULO A Brazil labor judge on Wednesday gave meat producer JBS SA 10 days to medically screen workers at its Garibaldi chicken plant and also pay for COVID-19 testing for every worker, according to a copy of the ruling seen by Reuters.
SAO PAULO A single BRF SA unit accounted for about 29% of COVID-19 cases at slaughterhouses in Brazil's Parana state, according to the most recent data available, underscoring the challenges for stemming outbreaks at meat plants.
SAO PAULO Food processor JBS SA is hiring 5,200 additional workers in Brazil, seeking to boost output in a key export base while fending off the threat of the novel coronavirus, which disrupted some its plants in the second quarter.
SAO PAULO Labor prosecutors called on Thursday for meatpacker JBS SA to suspend work at a plant in southern Brazil and test employees there for COVID-19 after an investigation into an outbreak at the plant, according to court documents.
SAO PAULO Sérgio Schuler was appointed director general of Elanco Animal Health Inc's Brazil unit after the U.S.-based veterinary products firm completed its acquisition of Bayer's animal health division on Monday.
SAO PAULO Nordea Asset Management has decided to exclude shares of JBS SA worth about 40 million euros from all of its funds this month based on the company's environmental record and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a statement sent to Reuters on Tuesday.