June 19, 2009 in Region

Cookie dough recalled; 5 suspected E-coli cases in Wash.

Toll House dough recalled
The Spokesman-Review

OLYMPIA — The state Health Department says Washington had five of the 66 E-coli cases nationally that may be related to eating Toll House cookie dough.

Spokesman Gordon MacCracken says two of those people required hospital treatment and all are now recovering.

Nestle USA has recalled Toll House refrigerated cookie dough while the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control investigate.

MacCracken listed the five Washington cases:

• May 6, Grays Harbor County woman,

• May 12, Thurston County teenage girl, hospitalized,

• May 15, Pierce County girl,

• May 20, King County boy,

• May 21, King County girl, hospitalized.

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