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July 30, 2015 2:23 AM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of Foster Poultry Farms, Inc.

Company Overview

Foster Poultry Farms, Inc., doing business as Foster Farms, produces poultry products. It offers fresh chicken, cooked frozen chicken and turkey, fully cooked refrigerated chicken and turkey, individually frozen chicken, and fresh turkey products, as well as lunchmeats and hot dogs, corn dogs, and chicken bakes. The company serves home cooks, retailers, warehouse clubs, and foodservice customers in the United States and internationally. Foster Poultry Farms, Inc. was founded in 1939 and is based in Livingston, California with operations in California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Arkansas, Alabama, and Louisiana.

1000 Davis Street

P.O. Box 457

Livingston, CA 95334

United States

Founded in 1939





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Foster Poultry Farms, Inc. Key Developments

Ron Simon & Associates Files Tainted Chicken Lawsuit against Foster Farms

Ron Simon & Associates has filed a lawsuit stemming from Salmonella-contaminated chicken distributed by Foster Farms. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of six outbreak victims, claims that Foster Farms knew that its chicken was contaminated with Salmonella, but kept selling the chicken for years despite numerous warning letters from federal health officials that the chicken would injure the public. The lawsuit seeks punitive damages against the company.

Foster Poultry Farms, Inc. Launches Gluten-Free Breast Nuggets and Breast Strips

Foster Poultry Farms, Inc. has announced the launch of gluten-free Breast Nuggets and Breast Strips. Foster Farms Gluten Free Breast Nuggets and Gluten Free Breast Strips are 100% All Natural and feature tender, all white meat Breast Nuggets and whole breast tenderloin Breast Strips. Both gluten free products have 50% less fat, 25% fewer calories and are an excellent source of protein. They feature the same exceptional quality and great taste that have made the Foster Farms frozen cooked chicken line a top seller for years.

Foster Farms Issues Voluntary Recall of Chicken with Select March 'Use or Freeze By' or 'Best By' Dates

In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Foster Farms is initiating a voluntary Class I recall of chicken products produced in March with 'use or freeze by' dates ranging from March 21, 2014 to March 29, 2014 and very limited frozen Sunland chicken products, due to the potential presence of Salmonella Heidelberg. Only products made in California within this specific March timeframe and with plant codes of P-6137, P-6137A and P-7632 are involved. Fresh Foster Farms branded chicken products in grocery stores currently are not involved. Individually frozen bags of chicken sold at retail are not involved. Products were sold under the Foster Farms and private label brand names. This recall is prompted by a single illness associated with specific fresh chicken product, but in the fullest interest of food safety, Foster Farms has broadened the recall to encompass all products packaged at that time. Foster Farms regrets any illness associated with its products. This voluntary recall involves chicken produced during select March dates at Foster Farms' California facilities. These products were distributed in the following states: California, Hawaii, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, Oregon and Alaska. Retail customers have been notified. Consumers are advised to discard or return affected product to the place of purchase. Products recalled: fresh chicken products sold by retailers under Foster; farms or private label brand names, with varying 'use or freeze by' date ranges of March 21 to March 29, 2014, and a Plant code of P-6137, P-6137A or P-7632; Sunland Frozen Chicken with 'best by' dates of March 7, 2015, March 11, 2015 or March 25, 2015.

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