Nestle's Cookie Woes Grow Amid E. Coli Fears

Law360, New York (June 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After a sample test, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has confirmed that evidence of E. coli contamination has turned up in the prepackaged Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough currently under recall.

On Monday, the FDA released the results of its initial testing, finding traces of E. coli O157:H7 — the outbreak strain — in the retained cookie dough sample taken from Nestle USA Inc.'s Danville, Va., facility.

Despite the findings, the agency issued a caveat with the news, pointing out that further testing is...
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