The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a public health alert for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California. That’s after 278 people have fallen ill.
The Salmonella outbreak has spread to 18 states including Idaho. Niki Forbing-Orr is with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. She says two people in Idaho got sick in April and June, but neither person reported eating chicken. So it’s unclear how they got the same bacteria.