For Christmas, the Plätzbacken is, of course, and for many, the Snack of uncooked dough.

To avoid the risk of Salmonella, you should not cost of doughs with raw eggs is better, however, in front of the jaw, warns the consumer centre of Bremen.

Raw dough in small quantities and enjoy

In addition, only small amounts should be nibbled because it is pain, otherwise, to the abdomen, and diarrhea can occur.

If you want to be on the safe side, heated the flour briefly. It could contain in rare cases, disease-causing pathogens.

Heat the flour is treated also in the case of Cookie Dough products, where raw cookie dough with different Toppings is consumed. This Trend from America is not a normal biscuit dough is applied.

Instead, this is prepared without baking powder, and often also without eggs or with pasteurized eggs and is therefore safe.

Snacking on the gingerbread house construction allowed

The all-clear to the consumer protector if large or small, kids snacking in the preparation of gingerbread houses.

For the “cement” is used a mass of beaten egg whites and powdered sugar. The egg whites is made from raw egg whites. Due to the large amount of sugar Salmonella could not survive, however.

Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)

*The contribution of “risk of Salmonella: Raw biscuit dough with Egg rather eat” published by FitForFun. Contact with the executives here.