October 16, 2015

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits California’s Central Valley, commends Foster Farms initiatives

Foster Farms CEO Ron Foster, Secretary Vilsack and Foster Farms Vice President of Operations Chris Carter during a tour of the company’s plant
US Dept. of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) toured Foster Farms’ Livingston, Calif., chicken processing facility on Monday and were briefed on the company’s food safety program, including innovative genetic research to further control Salmonella prevalence. Vilsack, Costa and local political leaders met with Foster Farms CEO Ron Foster and company executives. In a press briefing held on Oct. 13, Vilsack said he appreciated the opportunity to visit Foster Farms and talk to the company about its $125 million food safety investment.   Read More

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