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Livestock Farming
Poultry plants linked to outbreak won't be closed
Poultry plants linked to outbreak won't be closed

For years, Foster Farms wanted consumers to know its poultry was farm fresh, all natural and, most important, safe to eat. But the ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to three of its central California processing plants is threatening to tarnish the company's image and raising hard questions about gaps in the nation's food safety laws. Considered among the industry's leading producers with state-of-the-art facilities, Foster Farms is an example of how salmonella has become an increasingly potent threat to consumer safety. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Foster Farms: An article in the Oct. 11 Section A about a salmonella outbreak linked to poultry from Foster Farms...