DeLauro Pushes USDA Inspector General to Investigate JBS

February 18, 2020 Office of US Rep. Rosa DeLauro

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) pushed the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Inspector General (IG) Phyllis Fong to investigate corrupt, Brazilian-owned and controlled meatpacker JBS during a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture hearing.

Colorado Pig Farmers, Smithfield Foods and JBS Pork Team Up to Donate Over 50,000 Pounds of Protein and $ 10,000 to Food Bank of the Rockies

December 26, 2019 Smithfield Foods

This donation is part of the annual Hams Across America program, which highlights the industry’s We CareSM ethical principles to contribute to a better way of life in local communities through pork product donations.

JBS a Big Winner in USDA Trade War Relief Contracts

A Brazilian-owned meat processing company undercut its competition by more than $1 per pound to win nearly $78 million in pork contracts through a federal program launched to help American farmers offset the impact from an ongoing trade war.

$ 20M JBS Global Food Innovation Center Opens on Colorado State University Campus

April 17, 2019 JBS USA

The JBS Global Food Innovation Center In Honor of Gary & Kay Smith officially opened on the Colorado State University campus Tuesday, April 9, when JBS USA CEO Andre Nogueira cut the ribbon on the $20 million state-of-the-art facility.

JBS Posts World Best Meat Rally With Scandal in Rear-View Mirror

The world’s largest meat producer and its Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. unit both gained about 9 percent in the past five days, outperforming peers. JBS shares are at three-year highs and its bond spreads are the tightest versus rival Tyson Foods Inc. since March 2017 as demand prospects brighten and the company moves past a 2017 corruption scandal.