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16/09/2020 16h03

BRF DONATES 34,280 ITEMS TO REINFORCE THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 IN MARAU

Masks, alcohol and tests are part of the materials delivered to the Municipal Health Department

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BRF, one of the largest food companies in the world, donated 34,280 items intended to combat Covid-19 to the Municipal Health Department of Marau (RS) last week. In addition to 980 tests and 1,200 liters of alcohol, the set consists of personal protective equipment (PPE), with an emphasis on three types of mask (12,500 surgical, 3,000 fabric and 600 PFF2 masks), in addition to 1,700 face protectors, 9,000 caps, 5,000 pants, and 300 glasses.

The donation of tests and PPE is part of the BRL 50 million announced in early 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 reaches hospitals, social assistance organizations and health professionals in the states and municipalities in which the company operates.

In all, in hospitals alone, including field hospitals, donations benefit more than 15,000 people/day, through about 2.5 million meals. As a global company, the Company extends this initiative to countries where it has production units, such as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

BRF has 34 industrial complexes in Brazil in 10 states, in addition to 5 other factories outside the country. It has around 14,000 drivers and 45 distribution centers that ensure that food reaches its more than 250,000 clients and millions of consumers.

About BRF

The world's largest global poultry exporter, BRF is present in about 130 countries and owns 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 its more than 90,000 employees worldwide, more than 250,000 clients, approximately 10,000 members in Brazil, all of its shareholders and for society.