We ve been hearing warnings about the possibility of getting ill from contaminated meat and poultry for years. This could lead one to suspect that these foods are responsible for most of the cases of foodborne illness in the US. But that suspicion would be wrong,
Foster Farms owns three poultry-processing plants in California that are now being targeted as the sources of Salmonella-contaminated poultry that have sickened 278 people in 17 states, according to a report in the Sacramento Bee.