Livingston, Calif. • A California chicken farm that reopened over the weekend after it was shut because of a cockroach infestation says it's "voluntarily and temporarily" suspending operations again.
Foster Farms said Sunday it was closing the plant in Livingston for several days so it can properly implement new food safety measures. The company said in a statement it is "exercising vigilance" and dedicating additional time to ensure its preventative plan is realized.
Work had resumed Saturday after Foster Farms announced it met the demands of the U.S. Department of Agriculture' by performing a thorough cleanup and treatment of the plant. The company says no chicken product was affected.