• Federal Police again arrest JBS shareholder Joesley Batista in Operation Carwash

    11 days ago - By Food Safety

    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 country's politicians and businessmen.
    Batista and his brother, Wesley Batista, until earlier this year, were being held in connection with “Operation Weak Flesh,” which was the investigation into the bribery of food safety inspectors. Joesley Batista implicated Brazilian...
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