JBS was forced to shut down select shifts in U.S. and Canadian meat plants on Monday and Tuesday to resolve issues caused by an organized cybersecurity attack. The company stated they discovered their North American and Australian servers were breached around May 30. JBS responded by rerouting several livestock trucks arriving at closed facilities to unload elsewhere while they dealt with the fallout. The breach only heightens industry stress as a COVID-19 labor shortage continued to slow down meat production while demand continues to soar. This case comes but weeks after Colonial Pipeline experienced a ransomware attack which halted fuel delivery for several days in the U.S. Southeast. Read the complete timeline of events and additional company responses.