The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to eat cookie dough this Christmas. Photo: Goran Kosanovic The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to eat cookie dough this Christmas. Photo: Goran Kosanovic
The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to eat cookie dough this Christmas. Photo: Goran Kosanovic
Wellness

Why eating raw cookie dough is a no-no, at Christmas or any other time, experts say

  • Raw flour can be contaminated with E coli, and raw eggs with salmonella
  • Children should not be allowed to play with dough because they can get ill from handling it, US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says

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The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to eat cookie dough this Christmas. Photo: Goran Kosanovic The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to eat cookie dough this Christmas. Photo: Goran Kosanovic
The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to eat cookie dough this Christmas. Photo: Goran Kosanovic
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