Put Your Wallet Away. Meat Prices Are Not Likely To Rise After JBS Cyberattack

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A weekend ransomware attack on the world’s largest meat company disrupted production around the world just weeks after a similar incident shut down a U.S. oil pipeline. David Zalubowski/AP

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The cyberattack on the world’s largest meat processor won’t have an immediate effect on U.S. prices, analysts said on the heels of an announcement that the company plans to restart production on Wednesday. But if the suspension across JBS USA’s five plants continues for more than a week, then consumers could expect to

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