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Feds Confirm E. Coli in Cookie Dough

FDA still has no idea how bacteria made its way into Nestle dough

(Newser) - The FDA has confirmed the presence of E. coli in cookie dough from Nestle's Virginia plant, reports the Washington Post. The plant's refrigerated cookie dough was the prime suspect in an outbreak of E. coli-related illness that sickened 69 people in 29 states. But investigators remain confounded as to how... More »

Cow E. Coli in Cookie Dough Stumps Feds

How could E. coli have invaded the supply?

(Newser) - Feds are scouring Nestle's Virginia plant for clues as to how E. coli 0157, which is found in cow intestines, ended up in cookie dough products the company recalled last week, the Washington Post reports. “It's a fascinating outbreak," said one of the bacterial mystery. "By just... More »

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