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All of JBS’s U.S. Beef Plants Were Forced Shut by Cyberattack

  • Company’s other U.S. meatpacking facilities also disrupted
  • Slaughter operations were also impacted in Australia, Canada
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Meat Supplier JBS Shuts Down Slaughterhouses After Cyberattack
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A cyberattack on JBS SA, the largest meat producer globally, forced the shutdown of all its U.S. beef plants, wiping out output from facilities that supply almost a quarter of American supplies.

All of the company’s fed-beef and regional beef plants were forced to shutter, and all other JBS meatpacking facilities in the country experienced some level of disruption to operations, according to an official with the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.