Good morning! Today, lawmakers moving to grant more liberties to meat producers. How the House is trying to tame inflation. And new risks facing Eletrobras privatization.
Congress could allow meat companies to police themselves
The House’s Constitution and Justice Committee passed a bill on Tuesday allowing agribusiness companies to hire private auditors to monitor their plants and production chain. The bill was fast-tracked and now moves directly to the Senate.
Why it matters. In a nutshell, the bill would create a system for agricultural inspections similar to the one in place for the mining industry. Recent dam disasters, however, have...