Police are investigating poultry producer Foster Farms after an animal-rights group shot undercover video showing chickens being slammed upside-down into metal shackles, punched and having their feathers pulled out while they were still alive.
A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.
Despite a year of recorded cases of salmonella, Foster Farms has not issued a recall nor is the government set to order one.
A Central California chicken processing plant has resumed operations after shutting down for two weeks to combat an infestation of cockroaches.
A California chicken farm that reopened over the weekend after it was shut because of a cockroach infestation says it’s “voluntarily and temporarily” suspending operations again.
A California chicken farm that was shut because of a cockroach infestation Wednesday says it’s “voluntarily and temporarily” suspending operations a day after calling employees back to work.
A Northern California Costco store is recalling thousands of additional rotisserie chickens over concerns about salmonella.
Julia Thomas at the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op says salmonella cases like the one affecting Foster Farms are good for the organic food movement.
Ask most shoppers and they’ll tell you the brand of chicken linked to the salmonella outbreak and they’ll say Foster Farms. But CBS13 learned shoppers could find it difficult to find chicken that’s not associated with the outbreak.
As of Thursday afternoon, 278 people were infected with seven outbreak strains across the United States—213 of those cases are spread across 34 counties in California. No deaths have been reported.
The Agriculture Department is threatening to shut down three California poultry processing facilities linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 278 people across the country.
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.