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Teaching Why public health worries don't have to ruin your cookie dough

Why public health worries don't have to ruin your cookie dough

The FDA recently advised people not to eat raw cookie dough because raw flour with E. coli in it had sickened 38 people. Do we really have to forgo our favorites?\n<br><br>\n<i><u>To Eat or Not to Eat? (Text 5)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set exploring common food safety questions and dives into arguments from scientists about how the food we eat affects our health. This text offers a counterargument to the previous text in this series ("Cookie Dough is Dangerous Even When It Doesn't Have Eggs: FDA"). As students read, encourage them to evaluate the author's argument by examining his stance and the credibility of the evidence presented. After reading, students should comp

Brian Zikmund-fisher
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Does the public have the right to choose whether or not to eat contaminated foods?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.5 - Text Structure, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,4
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