Step away from the cookie dough. E. coli outbreaks traced to raw flour

One recent outbreak of foodborne illness was tied to bacteria in flour from a single facility

bowl of cookie batter

DOUGH DEBACLE  In 2015 and 2016, E. coli-tainted flour sickened dozens of people in the United States, most of whom had eaten raw dough or batter while baking. 

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