VegNews Daily

Salmonella Outbreak is Linked to a Poultry Farm

A recent outbreak of salmonella in Oregon and Washington has been traced back to Foster Farms Chicken.

Foster Farms Chicken is one of the most popular poultry brands in the Northwest, but recently it’s been determined as the source of salmonella poisoning. Heidelberg, a specific isolated strain of salmonella, was the cause of at least 56 cases in Washington state with 15 patients requiring hospitalization. In nearby Oregon, 43 people fell ill from the contaminated chicken, and though there are more than 120 cases reported so far, Foster Farms Chicken is not issuing a recall. Facilities are located in Oregon and Washington, but Foster Farms’ chicken is shipped all over the region. The US Department of Agriculture is currently conducting an investigation of the company.

 Comments

Jane Birkin: I Don't Want My Name on Your Crocodile Purse

The British actress and singer asked to have her name removed from iconic Hermes bag after PETA investigation.
Read More »

Long Island's First Vegan Restaurant Opens Today

3 Brothers Vegan Cafe features pizza with housemade vegan cheese.
Read More »

Vegan Company Turns Down Google Buy-Out Offer

The $300 million offer didn't impress plant-based meat-and-cheese start-up, Impossible Foods.
Read More »

Asia Gets First Plant-Based Culinary Academy

American chef Matthew Kenney helped open the innovative vegan cooking school at a Thai resort.
Read More »

Hain Celestial Group Acquires European Vegan Company

The US food conglomerate, which specializes in vegetarian and vegan brands, ups its European presence.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »