October 17, 2013

Foster Farms’ executives talk to media

The salmonella outbreak in Foster Farms chicken has cut sales by 25 percent, company leaders said today, while vowing to win back consumers with improved sanitation and other measures.

Ron Foster, president and chief executive officer, made his first public comments about an outbreak that has sickened an estimated 317 people around the nation since March.

“We have never been kicked this hard in our company’s history,” Foster said at his Livingston headquarters. “It has hurt us to the core.” Read More

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