JBS USA must pay a $50,000 civil penalty and pay restitution to cattle producers after its Grand Island, Nebraska plant was cited for not accurately tracking weights, grades and prices for cattle sellers. A computer software change was apparently made. As a result, some cattle producers were overpaid and others were underpaid in late 2017 and early 2018. JBS says less than 40 producers were negatively impacted.
Subscribe to RRFN
Get a weekly digest from RRFN to stay up-to-date on all the latest news in agriculture.