FRESNO, Calif. — The first product recall has been issued for a California chicken producer since it was linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year. The U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture said Thursday night it has found evidence directly linking Foster…More
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SACRAMENTO — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is issuing a public health alert for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California after 278 people have fallen ill. The USDA says that strains of Salmonella Heidelberg are associated with chicken distributed to retail outlets in Washington and Oregon in addition to California. The Salmonella outbreak…More
California-based chicken producer Foster Farms is recalling about 6,165 pounds of its ready-to-eat grilled chicken breast strips because the strips contain wheat and soy — known allergens — which are not listed on the labels of its packages, federal agriculture officials said. The packages were mislabeled and distributed to retailers in Washington as well as Arizona,…More