JBS pressured to cease purchase of illegal cattle from the Amazon

Amnesty International launched a petition along with the report Da Floresta à Fazenda (From Forest to Farm), which accuses the presence, in the JBS supply chain, of illegally raised cattle in protected areas of the Brazilian Amazon forest.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the last week of April, JBS, recognized as the world's largest beef producer, was pressured by Amnesty International to halt its purchase of cattle that have illegally grazed in Amazon protected areas.

With deforestation rates breaking successive records, the world's attention focuses ever more on the Brazilian Amazon, particularly after the Climate Summit hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden, in which Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro pledged to eliminate . . .

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