Study: E. Coli more common in uncooked flour than originally believed

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Study: E. Coli more common in uncooked flour than originally believed. Alicia Vitarelli reports during Action News at 7 a.m. on November 25, 2017. (WPVI)

You may want to think twice before licking that spoon as you prepare cake batter or cookie dough this holiday season.

A new study finds that E. Coli in uncooked flour may be more common than previously thought.

More than 60 people have gotten sick from uncooked batter, and 17 had to be hospitalized.

Experts say even one taste of uncooked batter or dough could make you sick.

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