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· Brazil's Justice Ministry investigates JBS for toxic gas leak- statement
· Blockchain platform developed by JBS begins operation
Brazil's Justice Ministry investigates JBS for toxic gas leak- statement
Brazil's Justice Ministry said it has opened an investigation against meatpacker JBS SA for a toxic gas leak in one of its units in the city of Pimenta Bueno, in Rondonia state.
Ricardo Bitto and Luciano Costa, Reuters
via Nasdaq - Jun 4, 2021
BRASILIA, June 4 (Reuters) - Brazil's Justice Ministry said it has opened an investigation against meatpacker JBS SA JBSS3.SA for a toxic gas leak in one of its units in the city of Pimenta Bueno, in Rondonia state.
The ministry decided to investigate after a notification by Rondonia state prosecutors. The ammonia gas leaked from one of the refrigeration chambers and possibly contaminated meat stored in the chambers, the ministry said.
JBS will have to respond within 15 days...
Blockchain platform developed by JBS begins operation
Mark Bowen, Intelligent CIO
7 June, 2021
A blockchain project has resulted in advances in the traceability of the beef cattle production chain in the Amazon Biome.
Suppliers of food company JBS can register their suppliers to enable compliance for breeding beef cattle on the Transparent Livestock Farming Platform to make it possible to extend data monitoring to cattle suppliers.
Beef producers who directly supply JBS will list their suppliers of animals on the platform developed by Ecotrace. As the platform is open, other companies within the industry can also use the system.
The data will be sent electronically for validation by Agri Trace Rastreabilidade Animal.
Once authorized by the producer, the CNA (Brazilian Confederation of Agricultura and Livestock Farming) checks if the list of suppliers is complete.
The analysis will be sent to JBS suppliers who will be able to...