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USDA demands action in Salmonella outbreak

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UNDATED, Wisconsin (WXOW) - The poultry company linked to a Salmonella outbreak has submitted a plan to the USDA on how to fix the problem.

The USDA found Salmonella in raw chicken at Foster Farms, based in California.

So far close to 300 people in 18 states have become ill.

In a letter to the company, the USDA demanded the company respond by Thursday with a plan.

It said the company has had multiple sanitation regulation violations.

In a statement, Foster Farms said it's dedicated to resolving any concerns by the USDA and is changing practices in the affected plants.

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