MGP Ingredients -11% on news of Kansas chemical spill

|About: MGP Ingredients, Inc. (MGPI)|By:, SA News Editor

MGP Ingredients (MGPI -10.8%) plunges as much as 16% following reports that the company's plant in Atchison, Kan., had suffered a chemical spill that prompted area residents to take shelter.

Authorities have not released details about what kind of chemical leaked, but at local reports say at least one of the chemicals is airborne chlorine powder.

The leak apparently was caused when a delivery to the plant was placed in the wrong tank and caused a reaction.

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