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Frito-Lay worker at Topeka plant tests positive for COVID-19


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A worker at a Frito-Lay plant in Topeka has tested positive for the coronavirus as more Kansas businesses reopened in advance of Memorial Day.

The company said in a statement Friday that it has taken steps to identify and notify employees who had direct contact with the infected worker and asked them to quarantine themselves. Frito-Lay's Topeka facility employs about 1,000 people, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported.

"The employee did not come in contact with product and there is no food safety risk," the company added. "As a precautionary measure, we have conducted a...

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