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·         New blockchain platform developed by JBS launches

·         Immunization clinics to start at Cargill and JBS plants



New blockchain platform developed by JBS launches


The Cattle Site 

30 April 2021


New development allows suppliers of JBS to register their own suppliers to enable compliance with the socioenvironmental criteria for breeding beef cattle in the Amazon Biome.


April saw the start of an essential phase in the implementation of the project that will enable ground-breaking advances in the traceability of the beef cattle production chain in the Amazon Biome. This month, registration began of producers on the Transparent Livestock Farming Platform, a tool which, using blockchain technology, will make it possible to extend, to suppliers of its suppliers of cattle for the industry, socioenvironmental monitoring with security of the data, reliability and producer engagement.


Signing up is voluntary. Beef cattle producers who directly supply JBS, the food company sponsoring the initiative, will list their suppliers of animals on the platform developed by specialized company Ecotrace. As the platform is an open one, other companies within the industry can use the system.


The data will be sent electronically for validation by Agri Trace Rastreabilidade Animal, the system of the CNA (Brazilian Confederation of Agricultura and Livestock Farming). Once authorized by the producer, the CNA checks if the list of suppliers is complete...


Inclusion process with the Green Offices ...





Immunization clinics to start at Cargill and JBS plants


The Canadian Press

via Lethbridge News Now (CAN) - Apr 29, 2021 8:20 AM


HIGH RIVER, AB – Vaccination clinics are set to begin today, April 29, at two of Canada’s largest beef-packing plants in southern Alberta.


Both the Cargill plant, which is near High River south of Calgary, and J-B-S Canada in Brooks were hit hard by COVID-19 outbreaks last year.


Cargill shut down for two weeks before reopening at reduced capacity, while JBS operated with just a single shift each day for a full month.


The two plants together normally process about 70 per cent of Canada’s beef...