The Livingston Foster Farms plant located at 1000 Davis Street, Livingston, CA notified Merced Gateway News, that the two individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 work for a contracted sanitation vendor and are not Foster Farms employees.
The statement also says, the sanitation crew perform their duties when the majority of plant employees are not on premise. After being notified, Foster Farms promptly informed its own facility supervisors and plant employees. The plant has been thoroughly sanitized and continuously cleaned as part of the company’s protective measures in place against COVID-19.
“The contract sanitation vendor notified Foster Farms promptly when it became aware its workers were positive, as per Foster Farms COVID-19 policy.
The contract vendor informed its own employees that were scheduled to work at the plant shortly thereafter. The vendor’s employees who tested positive have not been at work since April 30. Foster Farms notifies any company employees within close contact as
defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines.
No Foster Farms employees were identified as having been in close contact with the sanitation workers, also the allegations on the video circulating online are false”, Ira Brill, Vice President Communications of Foster Farms said.