Tag: JBS

Bloomberg: There Aren’t Enough Slaughterhouses to Support the Farm-to-Table Economy

by Deena Shanker May 23, 2017, 3:00 AM MDT Sellers of high-end pork, beef, and chicken agree: there simply aren’t enough facilities to humanely and safely kill their animals. Everything at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, N.Y., has a story. Servers, chefs, and farmers at the restaurant, which was recently ranked No.

Bloomberg BNA: As Factory Farms Spread, So Do Toxic Tort Cases

May 5, 2017 By Steven M. Sellers Large factory farms increasingly occupy rural landscapes once dotted with small family farms, and their concentrated waste has produced a wave of toxic tort litigation. Known as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, the facilities confine and raise large populations of livestock. Environmentalists say these operations supply food to such

The Daily Reporter: CommStock Report

Thursday, March 23, 2017 By David Kruse, president of CommStock Investments, Inc. A Bloomberg story on JBS said that since 2005 the Brazilian meatpacking company “bought more than a dozen companies for $14 billion in cash, stock, and debt to become the biggest meat company in the world.” Long time subscribers know that I have

OCM: Sen. Roberts Tells Trump to Forget COOL While Brazil’s Rotten Meat Scandal Widens Worldwide

March 24 Two of the world’s largest meat companies, Brazilian meatpackers JBS and BRF, have been exposed for exporting rotten beef and trying to cover it up with cancer-causing acid products. Bloomberg reports that “Brazilian prosecutors allege some sausages and cold cuts contained animal parts such as pig heads, that some meat products were adulterated

Tri-State Livestock News: Brazil sees backlash over meat scandal

March 21, 2017 UPDATE: TESTER ANNOUNCES BILL TO BAN BRAZILIAN BEEF (U.S. Senate) – U.S. Senator Jon Tester today announced legislation to temporarily ban the importation of Brazilian beef to protect American consumers from consuming rotten meat. Following news that Brazilian meatpackers have been exporting rotten beef and trying to cover it up with cancer-causing

Yahoo News: Brazil meat scandal deepens as China, EU, Chile bar imports

by PETER PRENGAMAN | Associated Press | March 20, 2017 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A scandal over alleged bribery in Brazil’s meat-packing industry to allow the sale of expired meat deepened Monday as the European Union, China and Chile decided to halt some meat imports from Latin America’s largest nation. The developments represent a


The Telegraph: Brazilian firms ‘bribed inspectors to keep rotten meat on market’ as plants raided in corruption probe

By Associated Press 18 March 2017 • 12:51am Two big Brazilian meatpackers bribed inspectors to keep rotten meat on the market, police charged on Friday in issuing dozens of arrest warrants, while a judge accused the Agriculture Ministry of betraying the country. Part of the money allegedly paid by meatpackers JBS and BRF was channelled