Thanksgiving Safety and the Glories of Store-Bought Cookie Dough

by Leigh Ann Otte

Can you believe it? Store-bought cookie dough contains pasteurized eggs, so it should be free of salmonella, says registered dietitian D. Milton Stokes in one of this week’s short featured articles. Add that to your “thankful for” list this Thanksgiving.

Speaking of Thanksgiving and food safety … how ’bout them leftovers? How long do you leave them out? All afternoon? All day? Stokes says two hours should be tops. Otherwise, you might have some rather unmerry family members over the weekend. For more food-safety tips, check out our other featured article, “How to Avoid Food Poisoning: 6 Tips.” And then, have a happy Thanksgiving!

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Leigh Ann Otte is the managing editor of MyFamilyDoctorMag.com. This information is not meant to be individual advice. Please consult your doctor for that. See our disclaimer here.

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