Beef Supplier JBS Paid Ransomware Hackers $11M

June 10, 2021 Kevin Collier, NBC

The company was hacked in May by a Russian-speaking hacker gang, which led meat plants across the U.S. and Australia to shut down for at least a day.

World’s Largest Meat Processor JBS Foods Hit By Cyberattack

June 1, 2021 Will Feuer, NY Post

The world’s largest meat supplier, JBS Foods, has been crippled by a cyberattack, the company announced, the latest hit to an already rattled supply chain that’s sent food costs soaring at grocery stores and restaurants.

Beef Lobby Rift: JBS leaves NCBA

The moves stem from widespread anger among producers who say they are being squeezed with unfairly low cattle prices while consumers are paying near-record prices for burgers and steaks.

Meat Giant JBS Adds New Law Head After Facing Antitrust Scrutiny

April 23, 2021 Brian Baxter, Bloomberg

JBS SA, the world’s largest meat supplier, said Tuesday it hired Kevin Arquit for a new global legal role within its executive leadership team.

Brazil’s JBS to Buy Plant-Based Meat Company Vivera

April 22, 2021 Roberto Samora

Brazil’s JBS will buy Dutch vegetable-based protein company Vivera for 341 million euros ($408.11 million), as the world’s largest meatpacker expands its offerings to appeal to those who want to eat less meat, it said in a securities filing on Monday.