• Sneaking a taste isn't worth the risk

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    Baking is a great family activity for all ages during the holidays. And with the allure of the sweet aromas, it's easy to be tempted to taste a bite before the cookies, brownies, cakes or bread have been cooked.
    Just last year E. coli illnesses were linked to the consumption of raw cake batter. 16 people were infected with E. coli O121 in 12 states. One of those 16 was an 11-year-old girl in Utah, named Harlee.
    According to the CDC, in July 2021, Harlee began to experience stomach pain and as the weekend went on, Harlee's symptoms worsened, and she couldn't sleep from the pain. Her mom...
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