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JBS uses satellite for cattle supply monitoring

Speaking during an event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Gilberto Tomazoni, CEO of Brazilian giant meatpacker JBS, said the Company is using satellites to monitor an area of ​​450,000 sq m in the country to ensure that it is not buying cattle from deforested areas.


University’s ambitious plans for leather

At a crowded session on the first afternoon of the ACLE on August 31, Professor Nick Petford, Vice Chancellor of the University of Northampton, launched to a group of leather industry executives and leather school alumni the plans for the new University International Centre for Leather. 


The ConAgra clean-up should be a warning

"Wouldn't it be great if the leather industry in the developing world paid attention to what happened in Maine and took steps to clean up their act." So says John Moore in a comment on LinkedIn's Leather Naturally! regarding the agreement by American foodstuff giant ConAgra to pay $5.7 million for cleaning up the old South Paris tannery of A.C.Lawrence.