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Brazil: Investigation found evidence that JBS bought cattle from deforested farmland in the Amazon; includes company comments
A farm in the state of Mato Grosso, fined for illegal deforestation, would have used JBS transport services to transfer cattle to another property exempt from a fine, and then be sold to the company. Joint investigation by the NGOs Repórter Brasil and...
JBS does not purchase cattle from farms involved in irregularities. The Company takes an unequivocal zero deforestation approach throughout its entire supply chain and was one of the first companies in the sector to invest in policies and new...
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