How many times have you eaten store bought raw cookie dough? You know, the stuff in the tubes from Pillsbury, Nestle and many other companies.

If I were you I wouldn't do it anymore. It is full of germs in its raw state and in some cases Ecoli. In one instance 77 cases of Ecoli were linked back to raw store bought cookie dough. Be safe and make sure you cook Santa's cookies so he doesn't get sick on the trip. You kids will appreciate it. No kidding though, you really shouldn't eat this stuff raw anymore. Here's the whole story from The New York Daily News. One final thing to be aware of Cookie Dough Ice Cream is safe. Thank the Lord, I can still eat that at least.