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USDA Allows Chicken Processor Behind Salmonella Outbreak To Remain Open
2013-10-11 07:19:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An outbreak of salmonella Heidelberg linked to raw chicken from three processing plants in California has so far not caused any further illnesses. Despite threats to shut down the plants, the USDA has announced that Foster Farms, the company behind the outbreak, can now remain open. The company, which was also linked to a salmonella outbreak that surfaced last year, has made “immediate substantive changes to their slaughter and...

2013-10-11 00:21:40

Comprehensive Process and New Technology to Ensure Safety LIVINGSTON, Calif., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today reviewed Foster Farms' safety plan for its three California facilities in Livingston and Fresno. This follows Foster Farms' implementation of several new food safety controls over the last two months and the company's commitment to install added processes during an enhanced inspection period over the next 90 days. "We...

2013-10-10 00:20:36

LIVINGSTON, Calif., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron Foster, President and CEO, provided the following information from the company: On behalf of the Foster family, our company, and our more than 12,000 employees, I want to reassure you that we are taking every possible step to ensure the current and future safety of our chicken products. Food safety is, and has always been, at the heart of our business. I am deeply sorry for any illness associated with Foster Farms chicken and for any...

2013-10-09 20:22:08

Organization calls on Foster Farms to recall chicken from associated plants YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing testing program of the safety of meat and poultry in the food supply, Consumer Reports found a strain of Salmonella Heidelberg in a Foster Farms raw chicken sample that matched one of the strains associated with the current and major foodborne illness outbreak. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131009/DC95207) The outbreak is...

2013-10-03 08:28:26

New 100% All Natural Frozen Cooked Chicken Line Showcases Amazing Ingredients, Available Nationwide LIVINGSTON, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unforgettable music and meals are the focus of a new advertising campaign by the West Coast's leading poultry producer, family-owned Foster Farms. As consumer demand for natural frozen foods increases(1), the company celebrates its complete line of 100 percent All Natural frozen cooked chicken products. Foster Farms is the nation's only...

2013-04-23 12:27:55

TV Chef and Cookbook Author Highlights Herb Chicken Paillard Salad with Creamy Mango Dressing and Pineapple-Marinated Grilled Chicken Sliders with American Humane Certified(TM) Foster Farms Fresh Chicken LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Any chef will tell you the choices you make in the grocery store can impact the quality of your output in the kitchen. According to TV chef personality and cookbook author Aida Mollenkamp, the first step to becoming a great home chef is to...

2013-03-11 16:26:50

Education and Research Program Meets Same Stringent Animal Welfare Standards Used in Nation's First Humane Farm Animal Certification Program LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, an educational and research facility has been certified by the 136-year-old American Humane Association, the nation's first national humanitarian organization. Today, Fresno State dedicated its new Foster Farms Poultry Education and Research Facility (PERF) at Fresno...

2013-03-11 08:28:35

As part of milestone, new Foster Farms Poultry Education and Research Facility at Fresno State becomes first American Humane Certified(TM) university poultry operation FRESNO, Calif., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Family-owned Foster Farms today announced that its fresh chicken products have earned humane certification from American Humane Association. The American Humane Certified(TM) (AHC) program, developed in 2000, is the nation's first independent, third-party humane...

2013-02-14 12:25:46

KELSO, Wash., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The safety and quality of our poultry products is Foster Farms' utmost priority. There is no recall in effect for any brand of chicken related to the Oregon Health Authority announcement as it is widely known that all raw chicken must be responsibly handled and properly prepared to ensure safety and quality. All raw chicken, like all raw meats, can contain bacteria that can be harmful to human health. For this reason, all raw chicken...

2012-11-09 08:29:41

with Thanksgiving Day Help On-Line MODESTO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brines, dry rubs, roasting, smoking, grilling and deep-frying... so many ways to prepare your holiday turkey! The California Poultry Federation wants you to share your special whole turkey preparation of a California Grown Thanksgiving turkey. It's easy ... just post a photo of your cooked, regal bird on our Facebook page and describe why this was your favorite method of preparation in 2012. It...