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1 November 2017

Brazil: Ministry of Labour publishes updated dirty list of employers caught using labour in a situation analogous to slavery, after judicial decision

Author: Ministério do Trabalho/Ministry of Labour (Brazil)

"CADASTRO-Ministério publica cadastro de empregadores que tenham submetido trabalhadores a condição análoga à de escravo", 26 October 2017...

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31 October 2017
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Author: Ministério do Trabalho (Brazil)

“CADASTRO-Ministério publica cadastro de empregadores que tenham submetido trabalhadores a condição análoga à de escravo”, 26 de outubro de 2017...

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8 June 2017

Brazil/UK: JBS supplied beef to UK retailers from Brazilian farm being investigated for forced labour; comments from Waitrose, NHS, Marks & Spencer, Co-Op, Sainsbury’s, Lidl and Princes

Author: Anna Sophie Gross, Ana Aranha, Piero Locatelli & André Campos, The Guardian (UK) and Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

"Waitrose pulls its corned beef off shelves after Guardian reveals alleged slavery links-Documents show JBS, which supplies beef to retailers including Waitrose, previously bought cattle from Brazilian farm now being investigated for labour abuse", 6...

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19 April 2017

Brazil: Congress accused of working to reduce environmentally and indigenous protected areas in favour of industry & agribusiness

Greenpeace and other NGO say Brazil Congress wants to reduce environmentally and indigenous protected areas in favour of industry and agribusiness. The giant meatpacker JBS is accused of buying cattle raised on illegally deforested land, but denies it...

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18 April 2017

Brazil: Greepeance says Congress wants to reduce environmentally and indigenous protected areas in favour of industry & agribusiness

Author: Leon Kaye, Triple Pundit (USA)

“Brazil Backpedals on Stringent Forest Protections”...

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18 April 2017

Brazil: JBS accused of violating Amazon rainforest protection laws, company denies accusations

Author: Anthony Boadle, Reuters

“Brazil's JBS accused of violating Amazon rainforest protection laws”...

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21 March 2017

Brazil: Authorities investigate meat companies accused of selling tainted meat, including to schools, within corruption scheme; it includes companies comments

Government authorities are investigating 31 companies, including large meat companies, accused of being involved in corruption schemes and crimes against public health, involving government agricultural inspectors and also PP and PMDB parties – the la...

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20 March 2017
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Autoridades investigam 31 empresas, incluindo grandes frigoríficos, acusadas de estarem envolvidos em esquemas de corrupção e de crimes contra a saúde pública, envolvendo fiscais agropecuários do governo e também os partidos PP e PMDB, do atual presid...

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30 January 2017

Brasil: Mércia Silva from InPacto talks about the struggle to combat forced labour & with other groups claim the “dirty list” is under attack

Author: Leon Kaye, Triple Pundit (USA)

“Brazil’s Political Turmoil Endangers 20 Years of Progress on Forced Labor”, 11 January 2017...

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14 November 2016

Migrant workers in agricultural supply chains: Companies must act on recruitment, worker voice and traceability

Author: Annabel Short, Deputy Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

...Within the U.S., for example, over 70 percent of farm workers are immigrants.  In this context, and amid rising anti-immigration-rhetoric, food companies need to acknowledge the large numbers of migrant workers in their supply chains – both on farm...

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