Foster Farms Products Recalled, Tied to 16-Month Salmonella Outbreak

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A package of Foster Farms chicken shown for sale in a cooler at a grocery store on Oct. 9, 2013. The U.S. Department of Agriculture threatened to shutter three Foster Farms chicken processing plants in California after nearly 300 people in 17 states have become sick due to an outbreak of salmonella. (Credit: Getty Images)

Foster Farms issued a recall for some of its chicken products Thursday, its first tied to a 16-month outbreak of salmonella.

The recall is for chicken with “use or freeze by” dates ranging from March 21 to March 29, the company said.

The poultry was produced at three sites identifiable on packaging with the plant codes P-6137, P-6137A and P-7632.

Foster Farms, the largest poultry producer in California, did not say how many pounds of poultry were involved in the recall.

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