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Apr 30, 2015, 12:00 ET

Foster Farms' Dr. Robert O'Connor Honored With 2015 Food Safety Innovation Award From NSF International

 NSF International, a global independent public health organization, today honored Robert O'Connor, DVM, senior vice president of technical...

Jan 21, 2015, 17:10 ET

As USDA Introduces Proposal For 15.4% Raw Poultry Parts Standard For Salmonella, Foster Farms Remains Committed To Salmonella Prevalence Level Below 5%

 In conjunction with today's announcement by the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) regarding a...

Dec 03, 2014, 13:57 ET

Foster Farms Continues Commitment To Hunger Relief With Donation Of 2,000 Pounds Of Turkey To Second Harvest Food Bank In San Jose During Farm To Food Bank Event

In an ongoing effort to raise awareness of the issue of food insecurity, family-owned and California-based Foster Farms today donated 2,000 pounds...

Nov 18, 2014, 11:00 ET
Foster Farms has donated more than 81,000 pounds of turkey to six West Coast food banks.

Foster Farms Thanksgiving Turkey Donations To Feed 84,000 People This Holiday In California, Oregon And Washington

 In preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday, and to address the growing issue of food insecurity, Foster Farms has donated more than 81,000...

Oct 22, 2014, 14:57 ET

Foster Farms Calls On California Companies To Join Them In Giving Central Valley World War II Vets One More Tour With Honor

On Monday, October 27th, 67 Central Valley World War II veterans – 63 men and four women – along with their guardians will be...

Oct 10, 2014, 17:30 ET

Foster Farms Kicks Off Sixth Year Of Food 4 Thought Program Providing Food Assistance - And Learning - To 750 Central Valley Elementary School Students

 Today, Foster Farms kicked off its 6th year of the incentive-based Food 4 Thought grocery program by delivering more than 13,500 pounds...

Oct 02, 2014, 13:09 ET

Foster Farms Commends Fresno County Sheriff's Office And Public For Swift Action Leading To Arrest Of Intruders In Unconscionable Act Of Animal Cruelty

 Foster Farms commends the Fresno County Sheriff's Ag Task Force and the public for their swift action leading to the arrest of...

Jul 04, 2014, 01:45 ET
Fresh retail products involved have a "Use or Freeze By" date range of March 16 thru March 29, 2014 (PRNewsFoto/Foster Farms)

Foster Farms Issues Voluntary Recall Of Chicken With Select March "Use Or Freeze By" Or "Best By" Dates

 At Foster Farms, our first concern is always the health and safety of the people who enjoy our products, and we stand committed to doing our...

Jul 03, 2014, 23:13 ET
Fresh retail products involved have a “Use or Freeze By” date range of March 21 thru March 29, 2014 (PRNewsFoto/Foster Farms)

Foster Farms Issues Voluntary Recall Of Chicken With Select March "Use or Freeze By" Or "Best By" Dates

 At Foster Farms, our first concern is always the health and safety of the people who enjoy our products, and we stand committed to doing our...

Jun 18, 2014, 15:47 ET

Foster Farms Kicks Off 'Pass The Plate' West Coast Food Donation Program, Commits To Help Feed More Than 75,000

 To commemorate its 75th anniversary, Foster Farms today launched its "Pass the Plate" West Coast meal donation program during a food bank...

Jun 16, 2014, 14:30 ET

Foster Farms Recognized For 75 Years Of Leadership By Federal, State And Local Leaders

 United States Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif), U.S. Representatives Jim Costa (D-Calif) and David Valadao (R-Calif), and California...

Oct 10, 2013, 22:15 ET

Foster Farms And FSIS Reach Agreement, California Plants Remain Open

 USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today reviewed Foster Farms' safety plan for its three California facilities in Livingston and...

Oct 09, 2013, 22:07 ET

Foster Farms Food Safety Update

Ron Foster, President and CEO, provided the following information from the company: On behalf of the Foster family, our company, and our more than...

Oct 07, 2013, 19:03 ET

Foster Farms Working With FSIS And CDC To Address Salmonella Associated With Raw Poultry Products Reportedly Linked To Three California Facilities

 Food safety is Foster Farms' highest priority. Foster Farms is working in partnership with USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and...

Oct 03, 2013, 18:28 ET
Foster Farms new Amazing Chicken ads celebrate memorable meals and 80s classics.  (PRNewsFoto/Foster Farms)

Foster Farms' New 'Amazing Chicken' Ads Celebrate Unforgettable '80s Hits And Applause-Worthy Taste

 Unforgettable music and meals are the focus of a new advertising campaign by the West Coast's leading poultry producer, family-owned Foster...

Sep 18, 2013, 11:17 ET

New National Survey From American Humane Association Shows Consumers Very Concerned About Animal Welfare And Want Humanely Raised Foods

Animal welfare continues to be a key issue for today's consumers, according to a new national survey released by American Humane Association (AHA),...

Jun 27, 2013, 19:22 ET
Chef Aida Mollenkamp and Foster Farms share the Chicken ABCs for grilling smart.  (PRNewsFoto/Foster Farms)

Cooking Channel And Food Network Chef Aida Mollenkamp Prepares Summer Grilling Recipe And Shares the Food Safety ABCs For Grilling Smart

 Nearly one in six Americans get food borne illness every year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that risk of foodborne illness...

Apr 23, 2013, 16:46 ET
Foster Farms the first major chicken producer to be American Humane Certifed(TM).  (PRNewsFoto/Foster Farms)

Cooking Channel and Food Network Chef Aida Mollenkamp Prepares Two Spring Chicken Recipes And Shares Tips On Responsible Food Sourcing

Any chef will tell you the choices you make in the grocery store can impact the quality of your output in the kitchen. According to TV chef...

Mar 11, 2013, 13:30 ET
Infographic-Consumer Survey-Animal Welfare.  (PRNewsFoto/Foster Farms)

Foster Farms First Major Poultry Producer In The West To Earn Humane Certification From American Humane Association™ ; Meets Increasing Consumer Demand For Humanely Raised Foods

Family-owned Foster Farms today announced that its fresh chicken products have earned humane certification from American Humane Association. The...

Feb 14, 2013, 12:13 ET

For Pacific Northwest Consumers: Food Safety Update

The safety and quality of our poultry products is Foster Farms' utmost priority. There is no recall in effect for any brand of chicken related...