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Elanco's Brazil unit taps new executive as $6.89 billion Bayer deal concluded

03 Aug 2020

SAO PAULO Sérgio Schuler was appointed director general of Elanco Animal Health Inc's Brazil unit after the U.S.-based veterinary products firm completed its acquisition of Bayer's animal health division on Monday.

Nordea drops JBS shares over environment, COVID-19 response

01 Aug 2020

SAO PAULO Nordea Asset Management has decided to exclude shares of JBS SA worth about 40 million euros from all of its funds this month based on the company's environmental record and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a statement sent to Reuters on Tuesday.

Iran struggles to buy food in a world wary of touching its money

30 Jul 2020

LONDON/SAO PAULO/SEOUL Iran, creaking under the impact of U.S. sanctions, a collapse in oil sales and a severe COVID-19 epidemic, is scrambling to buy food and medicine to avoid a supply crunch. But it's a struggle.

UPDATE 2-Brazil's BRF says China blocked Dourados chicken exports

30 Jul 2020

SAO PAULO, July 29 Brazilian meat processor BRF SA said on Wednesday that Chinese customs authority GACC had suspended chicken exports from its Dourados plant, in the Center-Western state of Mato Grosso do Sul, over COVID-19 concerns.

China asks Brazil to stop exports from two meat plants over coronavirus worries, source says

16 Jul 2020

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO The Chinese government has asked Brazil to suspend exports from two meat plants over concerns about novel coronavirus outbreaks in food-processing facilities in the South American country, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

China asks Brazil to stop exports from 2 meat plants over coronavirus worries, source says

16 Jul 2020

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, July 15 The Chinese government has asked Brazil to suspend exports from two meat plants over concerns about novel coronavirus outbreaks in food-processing facilities in the South American country, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Driven by China, Brazil's 2020 pork, chicken exports to grow despite pandemic

16 Jul 2020

SAO PAULO Brazilian meat companies are poised to increase production and exports this year as sales to China continue to exceed expectations and the COVID-19 pandemic has failed to deter local food processors, according to ABPA, a lobby group representing pork and chicken suppliers.

UPDATE 3-Driven by China, Brazil's 2020 pork, chicken exports to grow despite pandemic

16 Jul 2020

SAO PAULO, July 15 Brazilian meat companies are poised to increase production and exports this year as sales to China continue to exceed expectations and the COVID-19 pandemic has failed to deter local food processors, according to ABPA, a lobby group representing pork and chicken suppliers.

Brazil meat lobby resists rules to space out food plant workers amid pandemic

11 Jul 2020

SAO PAULO Meat lobby groups have asked the government of Paraná, Brazil's largest chicken producing and exporting state, to reconsider local regulations aimed at increasing spacing between food plant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Friday.

Brazil's largest pork state Santa Catarina may end pandemic worker-safety law

09 Jul 2020

SAO PAULO Santa Catarina, Brazil's largest pork-producing state and No. 2 for poultry, may scrap local rules aimed at protecting food plant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the state's labor prosecutors said on Wednesday, a move that would affect an estimated 480,000 meatpackers and related workers.

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