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FOSTER FARMS’ STATEMENT REGARDING POULTRY FEED
Foster Farms does not import any protein ingredients from China for its poultry feed.

5/2/2007
LIVINGSTON, Calif. – Foster Farms is committed to producing the safest, most wholesome, highest quality and delicious poultry and poultry products. Based on recent media coverage about animal feed containing tainted products from China, our company has received numerous questions from concerned consumers.

Foster Farms would like to reassure our customers and consumers that our poultry products are not in any way affected by these events. Foster Farms poultry feed does not contain any wheat gluten, corn gluten nor any concentrated rice. Furthermore, Foster Farms does not import any protein ingredients from China for its poultry feed.

Foster Farms chickens are fed a highly-nutritious, balanced diet composed mostly of corn and soy meal, with added vitamins and minerals. Consumers can also be assured that Foster Farms does not use Roxarsone or any feed additives containing arsenic.

Founded by Max and Verda in 1939, Foster Farms remains family owned and operated to this day. The company has stayed committed to providing the highest quality fresh, locally grown chicken to consumers in the West. Foster Farms branded fresh chicken is always locally grown on farms it owns or operates in each of its markets California, Oregon and Washington. Chickens are raised in large poultry barns with enough space for the birds to move about freely. Foster Farms specializes in producing high quality fresh chicken products that are all natural with no preservatives or sodium-based additives, in addition to a full line of other delicious poultry products. The company produces and delivers premium quality poultry products to retailers, warehouse clubs and foodservice customers throughout the West.

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