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Foster Farms recalls chicken after case of salmonella

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Poultry company Foster Farms voluntarily recalled the salmonella-tainted chicken. (KGPE/CNN) Poultry company Foster Farms voluntarily recalled the salmonella-tainted chicken. (KGPE/CNN)

 FRESNO-VISALIA, CA (KGPE/CNN) - Dozens of Foster Farms chicken products have been recalled because of a salmonella contamination.

The poultry company voluntarily agreed to recall chicken products produced in March.

The recall products have an establishment number of “P6137,” “P6137A” or “P7632” inside the USDA mark of inspection. It was produced at Central Valley plants, including Fresno.

The chicken is likely not being sold in stores anymore. However, it could be in your home freezer - a big concern this Fourth of July holiday.

“There’s a lot in my family so we keep a lot in the freezer and take out what we need when we need it,” Joe Reyes said.

The chicken products would have “Use or freeze by” dates ranging from March 21 to March 29.

They were sold in stores like Costco and FoodMaxx as well as other retail stores.

One person became ill after eating a boneless, skinless chicken breast in May.

Some customers aren’t concerned about the recall.

“I would take the risk. I mean it happens all the time,” Alyson Malang said.

Foster Farms issued a statement saying, “At Foster Farms our first concern is always the health and safety of the people who enjoy our products.”

Meanwhile, the Food and Safety Inspection Service reminds consumers to properly cook poultry. It should be cooked to at least 165 degrees for safety.

“With my large family, I’m looking for deals. And Foster Farms is a good brand, so I feel safe that they can fix this,” Reyes said.

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