Last week, thieves stole over $100,000 worth of pork products from the JBS plant in Ottumwa, Iowa. Police report that the thieves are still at large.
JBS USA has agreed to pay a $52.5 million settlement over allegations of conspiring to limit the supply of the U.S. beef market in order to boost profits.
On Sunday, JBS USA — one of the largest meat processors in the world — was the target of an organized cybersecurity attack.
Legislators are urging the Department of Justice to move forward with their investigation into anticompetitive practices from meatpackers.