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on August 28, 2020

County orders Foster Farms to temporarily close plant

At least 358 plant workers tested positive for COVID-19, eight of which have died

Due to the high number of COVID-19 cases among workers at the Foster Farms poultry plant in Livingston California, the Merced County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) ordered Foster Farms to close the facility until it is deemed safe to reopen.

According to MCDPH, as of August 27, eight employees…

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