many of us grew up eating aw cookie dough as we were making the Christmas cookies. Now there's a report warning people against this habit.
The Real Danger of Eating Raw Cookie Dough December 12, 2011 at 7:30AM by Kiri Tannenbaum |
How often have you told yourself, I've eaten raw cookie dough for years and I never gotten salmonella poisoning. I'm not afraid of a little egg in a batch of super-delicious cookie dough. Well, what if we told you there's an even scarier outcome than salmonella if you consume the raw batter, and the egg is not the one to blame. Researchers have just discovered that the most likely culprit of a 2009 multi-state E. coli outbreak (which sickened 77 people) came not from the egg in raw Nestlé Toll House cookie dough, but the flour. Karen Neil at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lead the investigation, which was kind of like an episode of CSI. read more http://www.delish.com/food/recalls-revi … in-e-coli?
"Researchers have just discovered that the most likely culprit of a 2009 multi-state E. coli outbreak (which sickened 77 people) came not from the egg in raw Nestlé Toll House cookie dough, but the flour."
Thank you for this informative post. I can't imagine why anyone would actually have to be warned not to eat raw cookie dough. Seems to me that is right up there with use your seatbelts and don't smoke. Even if it didn't have the potential to give you salmonella and E. coli, it is still more sinister than safe with it's major ingredients being the three white deaths... sugar, salt, and flour.
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