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Fry Foods’ Ontario plant reopens after COVID-19 testing

ONTARIO – Four employees tested positive for COVID-19 at Fry Foods,Inc. in Ontario this week.

The company fired up its plant at 602 Stanton Boulevard late Wednesday morning after COVID-19 test results came back for its roughly 280 employees, according to Douglas Wold, Oregon/Idaho Fry Foods human resources manager. 

The plant reopened at roughly 80% of its normal operating capacity, Wold said. He said he anticipates the Ontario site will return to full capacity by the Memorial Day holiday.

Wold said the employees who tested positive were shocked when he broke the news to them. They said they felt fine and had no symptoms, he added. 

The company received the test results from Crush the Curve Idaho – a business-led initiative to increase testing for COVID-19. Fry Foods arranged for a drive-thru . . .