Friday, January 23, 2009

salmonella dough scare of famous amos cookies

watch out our daily food intakes especially for the importance of our loved ones—

Agence France-Presse - 1/22/2009 10:19 AM GMT

Malaysia probes Famous Amos cookies over salmonella dough scare

Malaysia's health ministry Thursday said it was investigating the Famous Amos cookie chain after it withdrew dough from several of its outlets here amid fears that it was contaminated by the salmonella bacterium.

The action followed an outbreak of salmonella poisoning in the United States, which has made at least 474 people sick since September as a result of infected peanut butter and peanut paste dough, according to the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

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