8 Lives Lost After Explosion At Grain Unit Operated By Brazilian Tilapia Producer C. Vale
On Wednesday evening an explosion rocked C. Vale’s grain unit in Palotina, Brazil. The company – which produces tilapia, soy, corn, wheat, milk, chicken and pork – revealed on Thursday that the incident left eight employees dead and injured another 12.
The “large-scale incident” occurred at 4:50 p.m. on Wednesday in the silos of the grain unit. Reuters reports that the silo stored approximately 12,000 metric tons of soybeans and 40,000 metric tons of corn...
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