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Guess What Cookie Dough Ingredient Can Give You E. Coli? | Care2 Causes

Guess What Cookie Dough Ingredient Can Give You E. Coli? | Care2 Causes

When you’re rolling out the dough for holiday cookies, think twice before taking a bite. A report released by the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases attributes a 2009 E. coli outbreak to raw cookie dough and not because of raw eggs, which can contain Salmonella, but from… raw flour. Teenage girls and their parents should especially take note as the researchers observed that “consumption of cookie dough appears to be a popular practice, especially among adolescent females.” In the 2009 E. coli outbreak, 77 people from 30 states were affected. 35 were hospitalized but there were no deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local public health officials found that raw cookie dough could be the culprit by interviewing those who had contracted E. coli and asking them what foods they had eaten. Among the foods eaten frequently were strawberries, ground beef, p...

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