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Brazil's BRF cuts chicken output as industry scandal hits exports: source
March 23, 2017 / 11:10 PM / 9 months ago

Brazil's BRF cuts chicken output as industry scandal hits exports: source

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian poultry producer BRF SA (BRFS3.SA) has begun breaking fertilized eggs to reduce chicken production, a source said on Thursday, after a bribery scandal raised sanitary concerns about Brazil’s meat industry, hurting demand for exports.

A meatpacking company BRF SA's logo is pictured in Sao Paulo, Brazil March 17, 2017. Picture taken March 17, 2017. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

BRF’s press office denied the information.

Reporting by Gustavo Bonato; Writing by Brad Haynes; Editing by Lisa Shumaker

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