CDC Recalls Furloughed Experts over Salmonella Outbreak

Tied to Foster Farms in California


The U.S. Department of Agriculture will permit Foster Farms to continue operating two poultry slaughterhouses in California that have been associated with a recent outbreak of salmonella. In a statement Thursday, the department indicated it was satisfied with the changes Foster Farms has made at its plants in Fresno and Livingston, Calif.

The department had previously threatened to shut the plants down in response to the outbreak, which has proven to be unusually dangerous: