Foster Farms workers seek increased safety measures amid COVID-19 pandemic, says group

in Around California/People

As the number of people testing positive for the coronavirus rises in the central San Joaquin Valley, so does the concern among workers at large companies deemed “essential” to keep food and supply chains intact.

No employees have been confirmed as infected with the virus at Foster Farms, which has two plants in Fresno and facilities in Livingston and Turlock, said Ira Brill, the company’s vice president of communications.

Still, some workers at the poultry company wonder whether enough is being done to keep them safe from the spread of the contagion, said Naindeep Singh, executive director of the nonprofit Jakara Movement, a Sikh community and youth organization.

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