Don’t Let Food Poisoning Ruin Your Holiday

A recent post by NutritionAction.com nicely summarizes tips to survive the holiday while avoiding a foodborne illness from seasonal treats. Cookie dough. In one 2016 outbreak, 56 people—aged 1 to 95—were diagnosed with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections, which can cause bloody diarrhea and may lead to kidney failure. A quarter of affected individuals had […]

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Raw Dough’s a Raw Deal and Could Make You Sick

Do you find it hard to resist gobbling up a piece of raw dough when making cookies, or letting your children scrape the bowl? Do your kids use raw dough to make ornaments or homemade “play” clay? Do you eat at family restaurants that give kids raw dough to play with while you’re waiting for […]

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