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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....
22 June 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil considers law to track cattle suppliers as part of efforts to curb deforestation
Brazil, home to the world's largest commercial cattle herd, will propose a new law to track cattle suppliers that sell animals to meat producers like JBS and Marfrig, as ranching is a key driver of deforestation....
14 June 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil's Amazon deforestation surges 67% in May as Bolsonaro pledges fall flat
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for a third consecutive month in May, preliminary government data showed on Friday 11 June, with President Jair Bolsonaro yet to follow through on his April pledge to boost funding for environmental enforcement....
11 June 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil's imports of Argentine corn start to arrive
The first shipments of Argentine corn have begun to arrive in Brazil to where a national crop failure, record high prices and high demand from the meat industry has made companies such as BRF Brasil Foods SA and JBS SA turn to imports....
07 June 2021
View news from Brazil JBS Fund for the Amazon approves 6 new projects
The Fund for the Amazon has invested 50 million reais in six new projects that will provide incentives for production chains like cocoa, açaí, and pirarucu, as well as platforms for access to credit and business consulting that could raise family incomes...
03 June 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil finalizing rule to pay farmers to preserve land
The Brazilian government is finalizing legislation that will allow farmers to get paid to preserve undeveloped rainforests and savannah, Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said during an online event....
View news from Brazil Shares in Brazil’s BRF soar after Marfrig seeks antitrust approval for BRF stake
Shares in Brazilian pork and poultry processor BRF SA closed up nearly 10% on 1 June after beef producer Marfrig Global Foods SA asked antitrust watchdog CADE to approve its purchase of almost a quarter of BRF's stock....
02 June 2021
View news from Brazil A court in Brazil rules that JBS must pay damages over COVID-19 outbreak
A court in Brazil ordered JBS SA, the world's largest meat processing company, to pay 1 million reais ($194,000) in damages over its failure to take measures to protect workers from a COVID-19 outbreak....
View news from Brazil Brazil’s Marfrig seeks antitrust approval for its purchase of BRF shares
Brazilian beef producer Marfrig Global Foods has formally asked antitrust watchdog CADE to approve its purchase of almost a quarter of BRF's outstanding stock....
26 May 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil’s securities regulator accuses Marfrig CEO of insider trading
Brazilian securities regulator CVM has accused Marcos Molina, the chief executive of Brazilian meatpacker Marfrig Global Foods SA, of the "misuse of privileged information" involving Marfrig shares before a filing in April 2018, according to a document...
24 May 2021
View news from Brazil Marfrig becomes BRF’s top shareholder after buying $800 million stake
Brazil’s Marfrig Global Foods announced that it purchased almost a quarter of Brazil’s BRF SA’s outstanding shares....
21 May 2021
View news from Brazil These nine ground-breaking innovations could transform South America's agriculture sector
The Animal AgTech South America Summit, being held virtually from 30 June to 1 July, will showcase the latest innovations in livestock farming, including offerings from nine start-ups that could transform the industry....
20 May 2021
View news from Brazil Shares of Brazilian meatpackers slide on Argentina beef export ban
Shares in Brazilian meatpackers slid on 18 May after their operations in Argentina were hit with a 30-day beef export ban in that country, as Buenos Aires struggles to rein in rampant inflation....
14 May 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil meatpackers JBS and BRF report being stung by feed costs in the home market
Brazilian meatpackers JBS SA and BRF FA acknowledged that they are struggling to pass on higher feed costs to consumers in their home market, but JBS sounded had a more bullish tone given its big US exposure....
 
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