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13/07/2020 10h57

BRF CONDUCTS PPE DONATIONS AND RAPID TESTING FOR COVID-19 IN JATAÍ

The company will donate masks, goggles, face shields and rapid tests to combat the effects of Coronavirus

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This week, the city of Jataí (GO) receives donations from BRF, one of the largest food companies in the world. 1,200 rapid tests will be donated for Covid-19, 1,600 PFF2 masks, as well as goggles and face shields to the Hospital das Clínicas Dr. Serafim de Carvalho. The action is part of the company's PPE Distribution Plan, which will take medical supplies to the municipalities to help combat the effects of the pandemic.

The plan aims to distribute about 1.3 million pieces of PPE and 35,000 rapid tests for Covid-19 to the Health Departments and hospitals of 15 Brazilian states, prioritizing the municipalities where the company has operations. The action is part of the BRL 50 million announced in April by BRF in donations in food, medical supplies and support for research and social development funds, to contribute to efforts to combat the effects of the pandemic. The initiative includes hospitals, social and professional assistance organizations and health and care agencies in the states and municipalities in which the company operates.

About BRF

The world's largest global poultry exporter, BRF has iconic brands such as Sadia, Perdigão and Qualy.  Its purpose is to offer quality food that is increasingly tasty and practical, to people all over the world, through the sustainable management of a living, long and complex chain, which provides a better life for everyone, from the countryside to the table Based on fundamental commitments to safety, quality and integrity, the Company bases its strategy on a long-term vision and aims to generate value for the communities in which it operates, its employees and members, shareholders and society.