JBS reported a net income of BRL356.7 million (US$85 million) for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019, marking a significant turnaround from the third quarter of the previous year, when it posted a net loss of BRL133.5 million (US$31.8 million).
Over the past 2 weeks, Mexico, Taiwan and Vietnam have recorded new cases of the highly pathogenic form of the disease in poultry. A milder variant has been detected in two more turkey flocks in Chile.
A few days ago, I attended Biomin’s ABReduction Days in Lima, Peru, where several sessions were presented on the rational use of antibiotics in poultry, resistance, challenges, biosecurity and intestinal health.
U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Bob Menendez have requested that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) conduct a formal review of the transactions involving U.S. companies that were made over the past 12 years by Brazilian meat and poultry company JBS.