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Brazil's JBS says it mulls suing OppenheimerFunds for defamation

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's JBS SA <JBSS3.SA>, the world's largest meatpacker, said it is considering suing U.S. investment firm OppenheimerFunds for spreading potentially libelous information about its leasing of a local poultry plant owned by France's Doux.

Push being made to promote sustainable ranching in Brazil's Amazon

Sao Felix do Xingu, Brazil, Aug 19 (EFE).- The Brazilian municipality of Sao Felix do Xingu is eager to win the seal of sustainable quality that will allow it to lose once and for all the title of the Amazon's "king of the chainsaw," which had put its economy at risk. Sao Felix was the undisputed leader on the blacklist of Brazilian municipalities that caused the most devastation to the Amazon jungle, according to a report issued in 2008 by the Environment Ministry.
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