Bloomberg Law
June 2, 2021, 12:43 AM

JBS Moves to Reopen ‘Vast Majority’ of Plants After Cyberattack

Marcy Nicholson
Marcy Nicholson
Bloomberg News

JBS SA, the largest meat producer globally, has made “significant progress” to resolve the cyberattack that impacted its global operations and will have the “vast majority” of its plants operational on Wednesday.

“Our systems are coming back online and we are not sparing any resources to fight this threat,” JBS USA Chief Executive Officer Andre Nogueira said in a statement late Tuesday.

The cyberattack forced the shutdown of all of JBS’s U.S. beef plants -- facilities that account for almost a quarter of American supplies -- according to an official with the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, which ...

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