According to the LA Times, another blow has been dealt to a Foster Farms chicken plant that last year faced a salmonella outbreak that got more than 400 people sick. This time around, a cockroach infestation has shuttered the plant.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture suspended operations at the Foster Farms plant in Livingston, as the plant is scrambling to remedy the problem.
Foster Farms was hit by two outbreaks of salmonella, one in 2012 and one last year. In late October, Mexico, a top destination for U.S. poultry exports, blocked imports of chickens from Foster Farms plants in Fresno and Livingston because of salmonella concerns.
Read more at the LA Times
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