WASHINGTON (AP) — In a warning that’s sure to disappoint many who enjoy sneaking a taste of cookie dough, the federal Food and Drug Administration says people shouldn’t eat raw dough or batter of any kind due to an ongoing outbreak of illnesses related to a strain of E. coli bacteria found in some batches of flour.READ MORE: Former West Mesquite High School Football Player Aaron Lowe Fatally Shot In Utah
The FDA says some of those who got sick ate or handled raw dough that contained flour made at a General Mills plant in Kansas City, Missouri. General Mills has voluntarily recalled 10 million pounds of flour sold under the Gold Medal, Gold Medal Wondra and Signature Kitchen brands.READ MORE: 'What More Would I Want?' Dallas Cowboys Trumpeter Freddy Jones On Entertaining Fans
The agency also warns against using dough for play clay or homemade ornaments.
The CDC is advising restaurants not to give kids raw dough to play with while waiting for meals.MORE NEWS: Denton Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck Woman In Wheelchair
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