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Students Served Sour Milk At Whitman Elementary

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SPOKANE, Wash- Several parents in Spokane were concerned when they heard their kids were served soured milk at Whitman Elementary. The district says it happened on Monday April 14th, 3 parents who spoke with KHQ say it was also served Tuesday before the district was made aware. District leaders say the milk had an expiration date of April 16th but went bad before that date. The district says the milk was also served to some students at Rodgers High School.

District nutrition director Doug Wordell says he was made aware of the issue on Tuesday and sent a letter home to parents on Thursday. The letter read in part that, "Once we learned of this we discarded all of the milk that was dated the 16th of April. We told students to stop drinking the milk as we gave them new ones." Amanda Henderson one of the parents who spoke to KHQ says "the fact that we were not notified, we had to notify the school that we knew, that is a big problem. The school should notify right away."

Three parents told KHQ that some of the kids came home with an "upset stomach" after drinking the milk. The district says it has not heard of any cases of kids getting sick. District leaders are working to figure out how the milk became soured.

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