King Nut Denies Role In Salmonella Outbreak

Law360, New York (January 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Just days after announcing a recall of two peanut butter products distributed under the King Nut label, peanut butter distributer King Nut Cos. is fighting claims that it is responsible for a nationwide food poisoning outbreak that has sickened over 400 people in 43 states.

King Nut, which yanked both its King Nut and Parnell’s Pride peanut butter over the weekend, said Monday that it did not supply any of the ingredients for the peanut butter distributed under its label, noting that the recalled products are...
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