Tag: JBS

NetNebraska.org: Consolidation In The Livestock Industry May Get A Boost Since Proposed USDA Rule Won’t Take Effect

by Grant Gerlock | November 7, 2017 The Trump administration is following up on promises to ease agriculture industry regulations. The latest rule to be withdrawn would have made it easier for producers to raise objections if they thought meatpackers weren’t giving them a fair price. Between the time a cut of steak or pound

R-CALF USA: Oklahoma Event Notice

For Immediate Release: October 12, 2017 Contact: Tatum Lee E-mail: tatumlee@r-calfusa.com Oklahoma Event Notice Who: R-CALF USA What: R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard to make presentation: “How to Make the U.S. Cattle Industry Great Again.” Bullard will discuss his group’ successful lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for violating the U.S. Constitution in

Reuters: Brazil police formally accuse JBS Batista brothers of insider trading

September 21, 2017 SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s federal police on Thursday formally asked prosecutors to bring charges against brothers Wesley and Joesley Batista, the owners of meatpacker JBS SA (JBSS3.SA), for insider trading. The Batista brothers saved as much as 138 million reais ($44 million) through allegedly illegal market dealings in May, police said.


CattleNetwork.com: Brazilian Authorities Arrest JBS CEO Batista for Insider Trading

By Wyatt Bechtel | September 13, 2017 Wesley Batista, the chief executive officer and co-owner of JBS, has been detained by Brazil’s federal police on charges of insider trading. The arrest was made in conjunction with an investigation of suspected insider trading by both Wesley and his brother Joesley, prior to a plea deal they


Bloomberg: JBS’s Batista Turns Himself Into Police After Arrest Order

By Tatiana Freitas and Felipe Marques | September 10, 2017 Joesley Batista, the Brazilian tycoon who turned JBS SA into a global meat powerhouse, has handed himself into police, the latest chapter of a scandal that has tipped Brazil back into political chaos and left his family’s business empire reeling. Batista, 45, went into police


JBS USA announces advisory board | MEAT+POULTRY

The swamp creatures find a home in an even more polluted JBS pond. – Mike Callicrate Aug. 29, 2017 – by Erica Shaffer SÃO PAULO, Brazil – JBS USA, a unit of São Paulo, Brazil-based JBS SA, has formed an independent advisory board that will provide counsel to the company’s executive leadership on corporate governance,


VegNews: World’s Largest Meat Company Profits Drop 80 Percent

by Anna Starostinetskaya | August 21, 2017 Troubled Brazilian meat giant JBS reports massive dip in earnings after global meat scandal. Last week, Brazilian meat company JBS reported a 79.8-percent decrease in net profits in the company’s second quarter compared to the same time period in 2016. The troubled meat processing company—the largest in the


CommonDreams.org: Factory Farm Meat: Why Vegetarians, Ranchers and Conscious Omnivores Need to Unite

by Ronnie Cummins The large meat industry interests have monopolized the market by brainwashing the public into believing that cheap meat, from animals raised on brutal factory farms, is the best we can do. It’s a lie. For the first time since the advent of industrial agriculture, the federal government is considering advising Americans to

WNAX: OCM Wants OIG Investigation Into USDA Employee Exits

The Organization for Competitive Markets is concerned with the exiting of employees from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to jobs in the meat industry. OCM Executive Director Joe Maxwell says their biggest concern is with the most recent case of the inspector in charge at the Food Safety and Inspection Service Al Amanza taking a

Reorg Research: US Cattle Group Explores Legal Action Against JBS, Alleges Antitrust Wrongdoing

July 06, 2017 07:53 The Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund (R-Calf USA), which represents U.S. cattle growers, is talking to attorneys to explore ways in which it can litigate against JBS to address wrongdoing related to anti-trust activities that the company is allegedly involved in, the CEO of the group told Reorg Research. Bill Bullard said