Topeka Reser’s Fine Foods plant shutting down due to employee coronavirus cases


TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A Topeka baked goods plant is suspending operations Wednesday due to employees testing positive for coronavirus.

The Reser’s Fine Foods factory at SE 6th & Carnahan will close for up to 14 days while the Shawnee County Health Department tests all site employees and contact traces positive patients, the company said around 12 p.m. Reser’s also guaranteed pay and benefits for all workers during the shutdown.

The plant said it has been deep cleaning and keeping the plant sanitary with procedures in place since March.

The wide range of processes and workspace modifications implemented over two months ago to sustain proper social distancing will be maintained, and employees will continue to receive personal protective equipment (PPE) specific to this location’s needs.”

Reser’s Fine Foods

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