JBS beef plant workers scheduled to return to work

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CHICAGO (Reuters) -JBS SA employees were scheduled to return to U.S. meat plants on Wednesday, a day after the company’s beef operations stopped following a ransomware attack. A notorious Russia-linked hacking group is behind the cyberattack against JBS that disrupted meat production in North America and Australia, Bloomberg News reported, citing sources. Brazil’s JBS controls about 20% of the slaughtering capacity for U.S. cattle and hogs, so the plants’ reopening should prevent a severe supply chain disruption at a time consumers are already facing high meat prices and general food inflation…

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