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21/08/2020 12h06

BRF DONATES PPE AND COVID-19 TESTS TO OURO, ZORTEA AND CAPINZAL HEALTH NETWORKS

In addition to aprons, face shields and masks, donations amount to 600 test kits

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One of the largest food companies in the world, this week BRF delivered personal protective equipment and test kits for Covid-19 to the Health Departments of three municipalities in Santa Catarina, following the donations they have made in recent months to strengthen the fight against the pandemic. This time the municipalities served were Ouro, Zortéa and Capinzal. On Wednesday (19), 400 aprons (polypropylene gowns), 70 face shields, 30 PFF2 masks and 200 testing units for Gold, 400 aprons, 76 face shields and 400 testing units for Zortéa and 400 aprons for Capinzal were delivered.

 The action is part of the BRL 50 million announced by BRF in early April 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. Through almost 14,000 drivers and 45 distribution centers, it ensures that food reaches its more than 250,000 clients and millions of consumers. 

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.