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FDA Has New Reason You Can't Eat Cookie Dough

It's not the eggs this time, it's the E. coli-tainted flour

(Newser) - The FDA's latest kill-joy for thousands of kids (and their parents) who like to lick the bowl: Don't eat it . And not because of the raw eggs, which can be tied to salmonella poisoning, the Huffington Post notes. This time the culprit is raw flour, which has been... More »

Shut Up and Eat That Raw Cookie Dough

LV Anderson explains why it probably won't give you salmonella

(Newser) - Despite oft-heard and dire warnings from your mother about why you shouldn't eat raw cookie dough, admit it—you eat it anyway, and you've probably never gotten salmonella poisoning. In Slate , LV Anderson explains why. By her own estimation she's probably consumed 360 raw eggs over the... More »

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 »

E. Coli Fears Prompt Recall of Toll House Cookie Dough

(Newser) - Nestle is voluntarily recalling Toll House refrigerated cookie dough products after a number of illnesses were reported by those who ate the dough raw. The FDA and CDC are investigating reported E. coli illnesses that might be related, the company said. Sixty-six reports of illness in 28 states have come... More »

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