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Frito-Lay's Canton Ohio facility accepted as EPA National Environmental Performance Track Program Member

March 10, 2009
Frito-Lay's Canton, Ohio, facility has become the city's first member of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Environmental Performance Track Program by demonstrating excellence in environmental management and committing to above-standard goals for continuous improvements in environmental performance.

Today, the EPA has recognized Frito-Lay Canton for this achievement at a flag raising ceremony. Frito-Lay's Canton facility becomes one of only 15 Ohio companies to receive Performance Track.

Along with Canton, Frito-Lay sites in Wooster, Ohio, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Orlando, Fla., Pulaski, Tenn., Gothenburg, Neb., and Sidney, Ill., also were accepted into the program in 2008.

Performance Track recognizes facilities that have a strong record of environmental compliance, set three-year goals for continuous improvements in environmental performance beyond regulatory requirements, have internal systems in place to manage environmental impact, engage in community outreach and consistently report results.

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Frito-Lay North America (FLNA) includes Pepsico's snack operations in the United States and Canada where the company dominates the market with a range of savory snacks brands including Lay's, Ruffles, Doritos, Tostitos, Fritos, Cheetos and Sunchips
Frito Lay production facility in Canton, Ohio