A truck enters the Foster Farms processing plant. (AP File Photo)

California chicken linked to salmonella recalled

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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 […]


A truck enters the Foster Farms processing plant. (AP File Photo)

Chicken plant sues pest company over cockroaches

LIVINGSTON, Calif. (AP) — A Central California chicken-processing plant has filed a lawsuit against a pest-control company over a cockroach infestation that caused the plant to close for two weeks. The Modesto Bee reports that […]


FILE - This Oct. 10, 2013 file photo shows a truck entering the Foster Farms processing plant in Livingston, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

No end yet to salmonella outbreak tied to chicken

WASHINGTON (AP) — An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken company hasn’t run its course after more than a year, with 50 new illnesses in the past two months and 574 people […]


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Foster Farms salmonella outbreak continuing

LIVINGSTON, Calif. (AP) — Federal health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken isn’t over and has now infected 524 people in 25 states and Puerto Rico. The Centers for Disease Control […]


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Groups push for more humane slaughter of chickens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two animal welfare groups and dozens of lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to improve humane treatment of poultry at slaughterhouses, citing statistics that show hundreds of thousands of chickens being accidentally […]


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Calif. chicken plant voluntarily closes after cleanup

LIVINGSTON, Calif. (AP) — 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. Foster Farms said […]


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NoCal Costco recalls chicken linked to outbreak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A Northern California Costco store has recalled nearly 40,000 pounds of rotisserie chicken linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened nearly 300 people nationwide. Federal officials announced the recall Saturday […]


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Foster Farms recalls grilled chicken breast strips

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal agriculture officials say 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 — […]


Fire at SoCal farm kills 100,000 chicks

SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a fire at a Southern California chicken farm left 100,000 chicks burned to death.


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Easter Edition of Unfinished Business

On the Easter Sunday edition of Unfinished Business with Betsy and Renee from 4-5 p.m., the topic is all about the business of Chicken and Eggs and the California heritage of two family-owned companies that produce these natural products in our state.




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