Peanut butter recall does not affect MPS

The nationwide recall of an institutional peanut butter brand does not affect Minneapolis Public Schools [MPS], the district announced in a statement Monday.

King Nut brand peanut butter, distributed through food service companies to hospitals and restaurants, has been linked to a salmonella outbreak in Minnesota and other states. MPS Nutrition Services Department does not serve King Nut or any other kind of peanut butter.