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Consumers' calls for sustainable food packs still growing

Whether for poultry meat or eggs, or any other consumer product, interest in sustainability continues to grow and producers are responding.
The number of shoppers concerned by the sustainability of their food and its packaging continues to grow and producers are responding through on-pack messaging
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JBS invests BRL100 million in health protocols in Brazil

Investments over three-month period include expanding the bus fleet, new PPEs, the installation of outpatient structures, vaccinating 100% of the team members against H1N1 and hiring labor
In an effort to ensure the health and safety of its team members between the months of March and June, JBS has invested over BRL100 million (US$19.34 million) in contingency health and safety measures, systems and processes at all its facilities in Brazil, the company announced in a notice to the market.
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Bachoco had an atypical second quarter of 2020

The company reports a 2.7% decrease in sales for the quarter, but a 3.1% increase in the first half of 2020.
Rodolfo Ramos, CEO of Bachoco, said that during second quarter of 2020 the company faced unprecedented challenges in the operations of Mexico and the United States because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Let's be clear: Food doesn't spread COVID-19, OK?

Some media headlines insist on reporting contamination of the novel coronavirus in food, but then in the copy they say it doesn’t.
When we write to be published, we all want people to read what we write and we certainly try to make our headlines attractive with the least possible words. But does this mean that we distort information?
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China bans imports from more Brazilian meat plants

With two pig slaughter plants from BRF and JBS in Rio Grande do Sul, there are already six meat plants blocked to export meat to China amid COVID-19 concerns.
Six meat plants in Brazil have been blocked from exporting to China because of COVID-19 concerns, despite the fact that no medical entity supports that the disease can be transmitted through food.
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Mexican president misunderstands modernity of foods

Without a modern livestock industry, we could not eat what we eat today, and urban and rural Mexico is no exception.
The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, also known by his initials AMLO, gave his decalogue this past weekend to come out of the coronavirus crisis.
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Bachoco takes over majority of Sonora Agropecuaria

Mexico’s largest poultry company now holds nearly 55% of swine processing and distribution company
Industrias Bachoco has closed on its acquisition of a 54.8% stake in Sonora Agropecuaria S.A. (SASA), a swine processing and distribution company with operations in the Mexican states of Sonora and Jalisco.
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