July 27, 2020

Report links world’s top meat firm to deforestation

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Brazilian firm JBS, the world’s biggest meat processing company, was again accused Monday of “laundering” cattle from ranches blacklisted for destroying the Amazon rainforest.The charge, leveled in a report by an investigative journalism consortium, marks at least the fifth time in just over a year that the company, which exports around the world, has been accused of cattle laundering.That is a practice in which animals from a blacklisted ranch are transferred to one with a clean record to dodge a ban on sales.The¬†London-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism, British …

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