Foster Farms recalls chicken from 11 states tied to Salmonella outbreak

July 5, 2014 9:33 PM

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Foster Farms recalls chicken from 11 states tied to Salmonella outbreak

Foster Farms has announced the recall of an undetermined amount of fresh chicken products due to possible contamination with Salmonella Heidelberg. This latest recall comes during an ongoing Salmonella outbreak investigation, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

According to the CDC, since March 1, 2013, 621 people from 29 states have become infected with one of the seven outbreak strains of Salmonella Heidelberg. Fortunately, no deaths have been reported. However, 36 percent of people infected required hospitalization. Also, the majority (77 percent) of th...

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