Owners of Meatpacker JBS To Pay $ 280M Fine Over Foreign Bribery Charges

October 16, 2020 SYLVAN LANE, The Hill

The Brazilian parent company of meatpacking conglomerate JBS SA has agreed to pay more than $ 280 million in fines to the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle charges it violated federal anti-corruption laws.

JBS USA to Invest $ 5 Million in Greeley to Support Local Community as Part of New Hometown Strong Initiative

August 12, 2020 JBS USA

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, JBS USA today announced plans to invest $ 5 million to help Greeley respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and invest in the community’s future.

JBS Food Canada ULC Recalls Raw Boneless Beef Products Distributed without Benefit of Import Re-inspection

July 31, 2020 USDA FSIS

JBS Food Canada ULC, a Brooks, Alberta, Canada establishment, is recalling approximately 38,406 pounds of boneless beef head meat products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

JBS Acquires Assets, Facilities From Closure of Greeley Mountain States Rosen Plant

Mountain States Rosen, a Wyoming-based cooperative of lamb producers in the U.S., is closing its Greeley plant by the end of July.

How Coronavirus Spread Through JBS’s Greeley Beef Plant

The coronavirus spread among JBS employees in March — just as confirmed cases in Colorado were climbing out of the hundreds and into the thousands. By the end of the month, nearly 200 employees and dependents had been checked out for confirmed or suspected COVID-19. The outbreak peaked on March 27.