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Corn flow from the US to Latin American poultry industry

Although the U.S. values the Latin American market and wants to regain its market share, it is necessary to take into account the elections in that country and the corollary of the pandemic in the Latin American economy.
Although the U.S. values the Latin American market and wants to regain its market share, it is necessary to take into account the elections in that country and the corollary of the pandemic in the Latin American economy.
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JBS parent company pleads guilty in bribery cases

Agreements reached with U.S. Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission yield fines in excess of $283 million
J&F Investimentos, parent company of JBS, agreed to pay a criminal monetary penalty of $256,497,026 to resolve the investigation into bribery charges. At the same time, J&F and JBS reached an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to pay nearly $27 million to resolve similar charges.
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The telephone game of chicken wings in China

Chinese first stop shipments, but in the end, they decide to accept them, with crazy intermediate measures
Frankly, I do not understand the actions of the authorities in China and Hong Kong with regard to chicken wings imported from Aurora Alimentos, from Brazil.
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Chicken wings are enjoying high prices ahead of the National Football League's championship game.

Brazil asks China for evidence of COVID-19 in chicken wings

The Chinese authorities have not presented the results of the laboratory tests proofing that there were traces of the novel coronavirus in chicken wings.
“The health authorities in Shenzhen were unable to say whether the findings concerned only the detection of the virus’ genetic material or the active virus,” said the Brazilian government.
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Nicaragua seeks to export eggs to new markets

The country wants to export egg products not only to Central America and the Caribbean, but also to Taiwan, according to the minister of finance and public credit.
Nicaragua seeks to expand egg exports through strategies that strengthen the agricultural sector and mobilize “the greatest amount of resources to the countryside.”
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IPC: No evidence poultry products can spread COVID-19

USAPEEC, other food safety and health organization support IPC’s position after chicken wings shipped from Brazil to China were said to be contaminated with COVID-19
Despite recent unspecific reports of a COVID-19 detection related to a shipment of chicken wings imported into China from Brazil, there is no evidence that any animal food products including chicken and other poultry spread the virus, the International Poultry Council said in a statement issued this week.
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Imported chicken with coronavirus: Another hoax?

China says a shipment of Brazilian chicken wings tested positive to SARS-COV-2, but where?
Last week, the government of the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen said that an analysis of a sample of frozen chicken wings imported from Brazil tested positive for the coronavirus. The alarms were triggered for fears of another wave of contagion, and so on.
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