Why You Should Avoid Eating Raw Cookie Dough
Recently, the CDC received some backlash after warning people not to eat raw cookie dough.
Many assume the potential of salmonella in raw eggs is the biggest risk when eating raw cookie dough, but unbaked flour can be just as dangerous.
As of late May, 17 people in eight states have been infected in an E.
Coli outbreak linked to flour.
Flour is a raw product, which means it hasn't been treated to kill germs like E.
Coli, says Business Insider.
The CDC's investigation into the current E.