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· Blockchain platform developed by JBS begins operation
· Brazil's Justice Ministry investigates JBS for toxic gas leak- statement
· JBS Fund for the Amazon approves 6 new projects
· Navistar becomes latest cyberattack target after JBS, Colonial Pipeline
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...
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...
JBS Fund for the Amazon approves 6 new projects
The Cattle Site
07 June 2021
The Fund for the Amazon has invested 50 million reais in six new projects that will provide incentives for production chains like cocoa, açaí, and pirarucu, as well as platforms for access to credit and business consulting that could raise family incomes by up to 144%.
In the week of World Environment Day, the JBS Fund for the Amazon announces the first projects chosen to receive investments to promote actions in favor of forest conservation and preservation, improvements to the quality of life of the local communities and the scientific and technological development of the region. There will be six initiatives which, together, will receive R$ 50 million from the Fund constituted by JBS in September 2020, with an infusion of R$ 250 million in five years.
The objective of the Fund is to drive the promotion of actions for forest conservation and preservation and the sustainable development of the region. The organization analyzed more than 50 ideas for projects, including proposals received through the site or prospected by the team. Ten initiatives were invited to submit pre-projects that were analyzed by the Technical Committee consisting of 11 members nominated by research institutes and third-sector organizations. They are outstanding professionals in the fields of the environment and sustainable development, with extensive experience of the reality in the Amazon and who have already done significant work in the region.
“The projects that will receive the resources will develop the forest bioeconomy, helping to add value to its natural products and also contributing to environmental conservation and socioeconomic development”, says Joanita Maestri Karoleski,
president of the JBS Fund for the Amazon...
Regenerative farming practices and the wealth of the bioeconomy ...
Navistar becomes latest cyberattack target after JBS, Colonial Pipeline
The truck-maker says its IT system remains fully operational
By Lucas Manfredi, FOXBusiness
Jun 7, 2021
Navistar International Corporation has learned of a "credible potential cybersecurity threat" to its information technology system that has extracted certain data.
The truck-maker noted in a filing on Monday that it immediately launched an investigation upon learning about the possible threat and took action in accordance with its cybersecurity response plan, including "employing containment protocols to mitigate the impact of the potential threat, engaging internal and third-party information technology security and forensics experts to assess any impact on the Company’s IT System, and utilizing additional security measures to help safeguard the integrity of its IT System’s infrastructure and data."
"To date, the company's IT system remains fully operational," Navistar said. "Law enforcement is aware of the cybersecurity incident."
Navistar is the latest business to be targeted by a cyberattack in recent weeks, following similar attacks against the world's largest meat producer, JBS; the Massachusetts Steamship Authority; and the Colonial Pipeline...