Alberta Beef Plant Returning to Two Shifts Per Day After COVID-19 Outbreak

The JBS beef-processing plant in southern Alberta was planning to return to two shifts a day on Thursday for the first time in a month.

JBS USA Announces Temporary Closure of Greeley Beef Facility

April 15, 2020 JBS USA

JBS USA announced the temporary closure of the Greeley beef production facility until April 24, 2020, and multiple additional efforts to support the fight against coronavirus in Weld County, Colo. As the largest employer in the county with more than 6,000 team members, the company is focusing its efforts to help combat the spread of coronavirus.

Tyson, JBS Closures Show Virus Hitting American Meat Production

April 8, 2020 Lydia Mulvany, Bloomberg

Major U.S. meat plants are starting to take more drastic measures to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, fanning concerns of supply disruptions at a time when Americans are stocking up on food.

Greeley’s JBS to Launch Plant-Based Meat Brand Made in Boulder County

JBS USA, the beef-producing sister company to Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. (Nasdaq: PPC), is joining its industry competitors within the plant-based meat segment.

DeLauro Pushes USDA Inspector General to Investigate JBS

February 18, 2020 Office of US Rep. Rosa DeLauro

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) pushed the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Inspector General (IG) Phyllis Fong to investigate corrupt, Brazilian-owned and controlled meatpacker JBS during a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture hearing.