Express Reporter :
- Frito-Lay shut down its manufacturing facility in Modesto, California after a couple of employees confirmed signs and symptoms of the coronavirus.
- The coronavirus is no longer acknowledged to to be unfold by food or food packaging, nonetheless the plant shut down as a precaution.
- Staff will be paid for up to 12 weeks throughout the closure.
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The fashionable snack, Frito-lays, shut its manufacturing facility doorways in Modesto, California after about a of the PepsiCo employees confirmed signs of the coronavirus, Fox40 reported Tuesday.
PepsiCo did no longer originate the assortment of employees who confirmed symptoms nonetheless when it comes to 620 full-time employees are employed at the positioning in Modesto.
The employees who confirmed symptoms are under a 14-day quarantine, nonetheless the manufacturing facility decided to shut its doorways as a precaution even if COVID-19 is no longer acknowledged to be unfold by food or food packaging.
The ability will be deep-cleaned in coordination with the Centers for Disease Management and Prevention requirements whereas it is shuttered.
The employees under quarantine will proceed to bag full pay. PepsiCo will additionally proceed to pay the numerous employees from the manufacturing facility in full for up to 12 weeks.
Other companies, including BMW, shut down their US manufacturing facility manufacturing lines in South Carolina attributable to the coronavirus pandemic. Boeing’s manufacturing plant in Washington shut down after one of its employees died from COVID-19.