Article Date 04/06/2021

What The JBS Meat Hack Means For Consumers, Pricing And Food Safety

Source HuffPost

Will prices go up? Will the meat make us sick? Here's what to know for both the present and the future.

The meat production industry in the U.S. was rocked this week when a massive cyber attack shut down the operation of JBS, the world's largest meat supplier.

Although some of JBS's systems were back online Tuesday and Wednesday, the cyber attack (thought to have originated from a criminal organization likely based in Russia) forced the company ? which operates pork, poultry and beef plants worldwide ? to suspend operations at nine beef processing plants across the U.S. due to ransomware.

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