A whopping 7 million pounds of hot dogs were just recalled from the popular brand Sabrett. The beef and pork hot dogs in question, along with other sausage products, may be contaminated with small pieces of bone and cartilage, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
So far, the agency has received one report of a minor mouth injury from someone who ate the hot dogs in question. Sabrett said in a statement on its website that “an equipment installation issue” was to blame for the mistake, and that said issue was immediately addressed after the problem was first discovered. The company added that the recalled products are no longer being sold in stores.
That being said, if you have hot dogs in your fridge, you should check them out to see if they fit the description of the recalled products:
The recalled hot dogs in question were produced between March 17, 2017 and July 4, 2017, and were shipped nationwide.
They also have a sell-by date between June 19, 2017 to October 6, 2017.
Additionally, they show the establishment number “EST. 8854” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
The full list of recalled items, which includes more than a dozen products, can be found here for your convenience.
If you discover that you purchased any of the recalled products, do not eat them and instead, throw them away or return them to the store where you bought them. You can contact the company by phone (1-800-SABRETT) or online for a full refund.
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