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Brazil's BRF says COVID-19 outbreaks may disrupt operations at some of its plants

Brazilian pork and poultry processor BRF SA, believes that outbreaks of the COVID-19 respiratory disease in different regions of Brazil can potentially disrupt operations, an executive said.

12 May 2020, at 3:43pm

Reuters reported that during a presentation to discuss strong first quarter results, BRF's Chief Executive Lorival Luz added that BRF sees a recession and new consumer trends amid the global pandemic affecting demand. He said the impact on the company's sales stemming from the health crisis will be more evident in second-quarter results.