Podcast # 427: Cookie Dough is Delicious

Author: Eric Miller, MD

Educational Pearls:

  • Recent CDC statement warns against consumption of cookie dough
  • Two common ingredients can pose risk: eggs and flour
  • Flour in dough is a raw agricultural product not treated to kill E. coli
  • A 2016 E. coli outbreak was linked to flour

 

References:

https://www.cdc.gov/features/no-raw-dough/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2016/o121-06-16/index.html

Summarized by Travis Barlock, MS4 | Edited by Erik Verzemnieks, MD

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