E. coli O157:H7 was found today at the Danville, Virginia plant Nestle makes Toll House Cookie Dough. According to Brian Hartman of ABC News and the Associated Press,
According to an FDA official, the bacteria was found at the plant in an unopened package of raw chocolate chip cookie dough. The package had been manufactured on February 10, 2009 (but had not yet been shipped.)
Investigators are still trying to determine how the toxic pathogen E. coli got into the dough. But finding this “smoking gun” package confirms they pushed for a recall of the correct product.
Well done Brian.