CDC issues urgent health warning over salmonella outbreak linked to COOKIE DOUGH sold at pizza takeout chain — with 18 infections in six states already
At least 18 people across half a dozen states have been sickened with salmonella after eating raw cookie dough.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Tuesday that Papa Murphy’s chocolate chip cookie dough or S’mores bars dough was the culprit in the majority of cases.
Investigators are urging people who have either type of dough in their freezers to toss it while they hope to zero in on the specific conaminated ingredient that caused the outbreak.
Salmonellosis is the result of infection from one of 2,000 strains of salmonella bacteria and primarily impacts the intestinal tract and occasionally the blood, causing diarrhea, fever, chills,