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Smithfield Foods to Pay $75M in Pork Price-Fixing Settlement

Smithfield Foods Inc has agreed to pay $75 million to settle a lawsuit by consumers who accused the meat producer and several competitors of conspiring to inflate prices in the $20 billion-a-year U.S. pork market by limiting supply. A preliminary …

JBS Meat Plants Reopen as White House Blames Russia-Linked Group Over Hack

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO — JBS SA employees started returning to U.S. meat plants on Wednesday, a day after the company’s beef operations stopped following a ransomware attack, disrupting meat production in North America and Australia. A notorious Russia-linked hacking group is behind …

U.S. Says Ransomware Attack on Meatpacker JBS Likely From Russia

CHICAGO/ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — The White House said on Tuesday that Brazil’s JBS SA has informed the U.S. government that a ransomware attack against the company that has disrupted meat production in North America and Australia originated from a …

Startup Hitches Ride to Make Meat in Space

In the world of artificial meats, you can’t get more alien than growing your beef in space. That’s what the Israeli startup Aleph Farms showed might be possible in an experiment on the International Space Station last week, where it …