- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced on Friday that 40,000 pounds of rotisserie chicken being by Costco in San Francisco was being recalled over Salmonella Heidelberg worries.
- The recall covers 8,730 "Kirkland Signature Foster Farms" chickens, as well as 313 units of "Kirkland Farm" rotisserie chicken soup.
- The chicken pre-dated Foster Farms' most recent salmonella ordeal, which according to Costco Vice President Craig Wilson.
Foster Farms is already facing a tough year after salmonella contamination in 2012 affected 134 people across 13 states. This latest development, combined with USDA's current alert for chicken packages the company's Calif. plants, means a lot of eyes are going to be watching Foster operations going forward.