JBS Confirms It Paid $11M Ransom In CyberattackThe world’s largest meat processing company says it paid the equivalent of $11 million to hackers who broke into its computer system late last month.
Meat Workers Returning To Work, Though COVID-19 Concerns Linger Among SomeAt one point in April, nearly 500 workers at Worthington's JBS pork processing plant tested positive for COVID-19. An employee in his 50s died from the virus.
Lawsuit Accuses Nation's Top Meatpackers Of Conspiring To Boost The Price Of BeefA class action lawsuit filed over the weekend accuses the nation’s top meatpackers -- Cargill, JBS, National Beef, and Tyson -- of conspiring to artificially increase the price of beef and thereby boost their profit margins.
Coronavirus In MN: Worthington's JBS Pork Plant Partially Reopens, Operations Expected To ‘Normalize Over Time’Worthington’s JBS pork processing plant has partially reopened Wednesday with normal operations expected to return over time.
Coronavirus In MN: JBS Pork Plant Worker Cautiously Optimistic About Reopening After OutbreakA man at the center of one of the state's worst COVID-19 outbreaks says he feels safe enough to go back to work.
Meatpackers Cautiously Reopen Plants Amid Coronavirus FearsA South Dakota pork processing plant took its first steps toward reopening Monday after being shuttered for over two weeks because of a coronavirus outbreak that infected more than 800 employees.
Coronavirus In MN: Worthington's JBS Pork Processing Plant To Reopen After 350+ Workers Tested PositiveAt least 350 workers at the JBS plant in Worthington have tested positive for COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz, Congressmen Visit Worthington To Talk Safe Reopening Of Pork PlantGov. Tim Walz and members of Congress gathered at the JBS plant in Worthington Wednesday to discuss the crisis that's forced one of the nation's largest pork producing plants to shut down.