Recalled Peanut Butter Destroyed by Murrieta Valley Unified

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District began assessing its peanut butter stock after receiving a recall notice, and located two 5-pound jars at Cole Canyon Elementary.

Recalled peanut butter found in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District has been destroyed, an official said Friday.

"Two 5-pound tubs of the recalled peanut butter were collected from the Cole Canyon Elementary store room and it has been destroyed," said Karen Parris, district spokesperson, in an emailed response to Patch.

"We have not served that product this school year; it was remaining stock left over from last year," Parris said.

The district began assessing its peanut butter stock after receiving a notice last week in connection with a

The California Department of Education advised some of the recalled products had been sent to school districts.

Parris added that none of the district's peanut butter and jelly sandwich stock was involved in the recall.

Nor have there been any reported illnesses in conjunction with the recall, she said.

"We have not had any reports of food borne illness at any of our schools nor have we received any parent calls regarding this issue."


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