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Uncooked flour may have E. coli

Think twice before licking that spoon as you prepare cake batter or cookie dough for holiday treats. Salmonella from raw eggs is no longer the only concern in baking.

A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine details an outbreak of E. coli in 2016 linked to flour and found that the problem may be more common than previously thought.
"Our data show that although it is a low-moisture food, raw flour can be a vehicle for foodborne pathogens," the study said.
Other foods are more commonly associated wit

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