• USDA Recalls Hot Dogs over Metal Fragments

    USDA recalls 2,000 pounds of hot dogs over metal concern!

    Along with summertime comes BBQ’s and Cookouts paired with hot dogs and hamburgers.  Make sure you don’t have these listed serial numbers stashed away in your fridge or freezer.  The USDA has recalled 2,000 packages that contain metal fragments.. YIKES!

    Most of the packages are believed to be shipped in larger quantities but you never know.  To be on the safe side, disregard ordering any hot dogs for a while until this gets squared away.

    Federal officials said the recalled items bear a label similar to this one. Image courtesy USDA/FSIS
    May 20 (UPI) — A U.S. food company has issued a recall for 2,000 pounds of hot dogs over concerns they may contain bits of metal.The recall affects Chicago-based Vienna Beef’s “Skinless Beef Frankfurters” that were shipped to distributors in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, the U.S. Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said. The affected items were produced on May 2.

    Pieces of metal has been found inside some of the franks, but no injuries have been reported.

    The recall affects 10-pound cases with the establishment number “EST 1” inside the USDA mark of inspection, the FSIS said. The boxes are typically sold to restaurants.

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