JBS Foods confirms it paid US$11M ransom in cyberattack

The world’s largest meat processing company says it paid the equivalent of US$11 million (about $13.3 million CAD) to hackers who broke into its computer system late last month  …
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JBS Foods confirms it paid US$11M ransom in cyberattack

The world’s largest meat processing company says it paid the equivalent of US$11 million (about $13.3 million CAD) to hackers who broke into its ...

Top feed technology trends take spotlight at World Pork Expo

As swine production transitions to a new future one of the most promising areas of progress showcased at the 2021 World Pork Expo is ...

Chop Steakhouse & Bar expands its proud support of Canadian farmers and ranchers

Chop Steakhouse & Bar expanded its commitment to beef sustainability, becoming the first full-service restaurant chain to offer steaks featuring certification that recognizes sustainable ...

China to use pork reserves to stabilise market

China’s state planner said on Wednesday it aimed to use state reserves of pork to stabilise hog production and prices, after a more than ...

Meatpacker JBS says all facilities operating after weekend cyberattack

All of meatpacker JBS SA’s global facilities are fully operational after a weekend cyberattack disrupted much of its North American and Australian operations  by Tom ...

TrustBix blog: The Future of Feed Additives

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US Return to Normal Fuels Rebound in Hog Markets

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U.S. says ransomware attack on meatpacker JBS likely from Russia

Brazil’s JBS told the U.S. government that a ransomware attack on the company that disrupted meat production in North America and Australia originated from ...

Meat Is Latest Cyber Victim as Hackers Hit Top Supplier JBS

The world’s biggest meat supplier has become the latest casualty of a cybersecurity attack, posing a fresh threat to global food security already rattled ...

North American Meat Institute Provides Facts on Common Beef Market Myths

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today released the following document to clarify common misunderstandings about the complex and competitive beef market in ...

New sector-specific reforms will go a long way to help revive Nova Scotia’s restaurant industry

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SIP National Swine Research Priorities Survey Accessible On Line

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Cargill Heads to Record Profit on Booming Agriculture Market

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JBS Foods confirms it paid US$11M ransom in cyberattack

The world’s largest meat processing company says it paid the equivalent of US$11 million (about $13.3 million CAD) to hackers who broke into its computer system late last month  …

Top feed technology trends take spotlight at World Pork Expo

As swine production transitions to a new future one of the most promising areas of progress showcased at the 2021 World Pork Expo is feed technology   CBS Bio Platforms…

Chop Steakhouse & Bar expands its proud support of Canadian farmers and ranchers

Chop Steakhouse & Bar expanded its commitment to beef sustainability, becoming the first full-service restaurant chain to offer steaks featuring certification that recognizes sustainable beef practices   Newswire As the…

China to use pork reserves to stabilise market

China’s state planner said on Wednesday it aimed to use state reserves of pork to stabilise hog production and prices, after a more than 50% plunge in pork and hog…

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USDA to Invest More Than $4 Billion to Strengthen Food System

Citing lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and recent supply chain disruptions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced plans to invest more than $4 billion to strengthen critical…

Canada’s cattle sector on guard as beef-labelling talk returns in the U.S.

In the annals of North American trade disputes, the fight over mandatory country-of-origin labelling on beef and pork probably deserves its own chapter by Tony Seskus – CBC News When the…

Canada designated as negligible risk for Bovine Spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)

Wednesday marked an important step forward for the Canadian beef industry as the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) recognized Canada as Negligible Risk for Bovine Spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)  …

Ottawa announces investment to strengthen trust in Canadian agriculture

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of over $244,000 to support the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity’s (CCFI) work to build public trust in Canada’s food…

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JBS Foods confirms it paid US$11M ransom in cyberattack

The world’s largest meat processing company says it paid the equivalent of US$11 million (about $13.3 million CAD) to hackers who broke into its computer system late last month   by Dee-ann Durbin - The Associated Press Brazil-based JBS SA said on May 31 that it was the victim of a ransomware attack, but Wednesday was the first time the company’s U.S. division confirmed that it had paid the ransom. “This was a ...

Top feed technology trends take spotlight at World Pork Expo

As swine production transitions to a new future one of the most promising areas of progress showcased at the 2021 World Pork Expo is feed technology   CBS Bio Platforms blog Innovators such as CBS Bio Platforms (Tent G414) are among those leading the charge, introducing newly enhanced technologies and services to help farmers capture greater advantages to optimize profitability in today’s new environment. “We all know the past year ...

Chop Steakhouse & Bar expands its proud support of Canadian farmers and ranchers

Chop Steakhouse & Bar expanded its commitment to beef sustainability, becoming the first full-service restaurant chain to offer steaks featuring certification that recognizes sustainable beef practices   Newswire As the first full-service restaurant in Canada with a beef sustainability claim on a menu with the Chop Burger, Chop continues its leadership role, extending its beef sustainability sourcing pledge across all beef menu items. This move further demonstrates Chop's unwavering commitment ...

China to use pork reserves to stabilise market

China’s state planner said on Wednesday it aimed to use state reserves of pork to stabilise hog production and prices, after a more than 50% plunge in pork and hog prices since the beginning of the year   Reuters China’s pork industry is recovering from an outbreak of the deadly African swine fever virus that devastated the hog herd during 2018 and 2019, but prices this year have fallen far ...

Meatpacker JBS says all facilities operating after weekend cyberattack

All of meatpacker JBS SA’s global facilities are fully operational after a weekend cyberattack disrupted much of its North American and Australian operations  by Tom Polansek - Reuters The Brazilian meatpacker's arm in the United States and Pilgrim's Pride, a U.S. chicken company mostly owned by JBS, lost less than one day's worth of food production following the hack, according to a statement. It said the losses will be recovered by the ...

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