JBS S.A. — the Brazilian company that is the largest meat processing company in the world — has some key JBS USA food safety jobs to fill after being caught using child contractors for overnight sanitation services.

The jobs are open because federal Judge John M. Gerrard has signed a

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As it turned out, Manhattan bank accounts and real estate were critical assets in bribing high government officials in a meat scandal in Brazil. And for that, J&F Investments S.A. has to pay millions to the U.S. government to escape criminal charges in North American for bribing Brazilian politicians and
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Two U.S. Senators want an interagency committee authorized to review certain transactions to conduct an open-ended review of Brazil’s JBS S.A., which owns Greeley, CO-based JBS USA.

Sens. Marco Rubio, R-FL, and Bob Menendez, D-NJ, have asked Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin to use the Committee on Foreign Investment in
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The controlling shareholder in Brazil’s JBS S.A., which in turn owns Greeley, CO-based JBS USA, is once again in federal custody in Brazil.   Federal Police returned former JBS Chairman Joesley Batista to prison Friday morning, this time as part of their “Operation Carwash,” the 4-year old corruption probe involving the
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New Mexico health officials report the state has 30 people with Salmonella Newport infections linked to ground beef. Although the officials didn’t name any companies, it is likely the illnesses are part of a multistate outbreak that is linked to beef from JBS Tolleson Inc.

The JBS operation in Tolleson,
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Federal officials have begun releasing names of specific grocery stores and other businesses that received some of the 6.9 million pounds of recalled ground beef and non-intact beef products that are linked to a Salmonella Newport outbreak.

Public health officials have confirmed that 57 people across 16 states have been
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