Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak Expands

July 5, 2014 1:49 AM

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Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak Expands

A salmonella outbreak tied to potentially tainted Foster Farms chicken is continuing to expand, with at least 621 now sick in 29 states, even as government health officials have urged the firm to recall days' worth of poultry produced and sold in March.

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took the unusual step of updating cases in the ongoing salmonella Heidelberg outbreak on Friday, a federal holiday. The outbreak began in March 2013 and has not been able to be stopped, despite Foster Farms claims that the firm has dramatic...

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