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Nayara Figueiredo

Brazil meatpacker Minerva mulls switch to Nasdaq listing -source

Jan 13 2022

(Reuters) -Brazil meatpacker Minerva is considering moving its legal domicile outside Brazil, and is leaning toward switching its listing to Nasdaq from the local stock exchange B3, a source close to the company told Reuters on Thursday.

Brazil faces another year of high food inflation due to drought

Jan 12 2022

SAO PAULO Brazilian consumers could see another round of stiff rises in food prices this year as meatpackers grapple with higher costs due to a drought hurting the crops used to feed livestock.

Brazil plays down 'mad cow' risk in suspect Rio cases

Nov 11 2021

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) -Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said that two cases reported on Thursday of a neurodegenerative disorder in patients in Rio de Janeiro state were not related to beef consumption, tamping down fears of possible "mad cow" disease causing human illness.

Fast planting makes Brazil soy more competitive against rival U.S

Nov 11 2021

SAO PAULO Soybean planting for the 2021/22 season is proceeding at such a fast pace that futures prices for Brazilian soy are falling and making it more competitive against its main rival, the United States, according to experts consulted by Reuters.

Brazilian beef shipments sent to China after embargo were blocked on arrival - sources

Oct 27 2021

Oct 27 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, frustrating exporters who had hoped shipments certified before the embargo would be free to pass.

Brazil's Abitrigo says millers won't buy GMO wheat from Argentina

Sep 27 2021

SAO PAULO Brazilian domestic flour millers are threatening to stop buying wheat from Argentina if Brazil commercially approves GMO wheat imports from the neighboring country, Rubens Barbosa, head of the Brazilian Wheat Industry Association (Abitrigo), said on Monday.

Saudi Arabia lifts suspension of Brazil meat imports from five plants

Sep 17 2021

SAO PAULO The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has lifted a suspension of Brazilian meat imports from five meatpackers imposed this month after two cases of mad cow disease, according to Brazil's Agriculture Ministry and a document seen by Reuters.

UPDATE 2-Brazil truckers partially block routes, grains still shipping

Sep 08 2021

SAO PAULO, Sept 8 Brazilian truckers have staged demonstrations and partially blocked key routes in several states, according to a federal highway police bulletin seen by Reuters on Wednesday, though grains exporters said shipments have not been affected.

Chinese beef buyers expect Brazil trade to resume soon despite mad cow cases

Sep 06 2021

BEIJING Chinese beef importers said on Monday the suspension of exports by top supplier Brazil due to two cases of mad cow disease has had no immediate market impact, with some still making purchases in anticipation of a quick resumption of trade.

Brazil health regulator suspends use of 12 million Sinovac vaccine shots

Sep 04 2021

SAO PAULO Brazil's federal health regulator Anvisa on Saturday suspended the use of over 12 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd that were produced in an unauthorized plant, it said in a statement.

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