USDA warns of hot dog recall
Bronx-based Marathon Enterprises Inc. is recalling more than 7 million pounds of Sabrett brand hot dogs and sausage that may be contaminated with bone fragments, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Friday.
The beef and pork hot dog and sausage items were produced on various dates between March 17, 2017 and July 4, 2017. A number of products are subject to recall.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 8864” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail and institutional locations nationwide.
The problem was discovered on July 10. Complaints stated that extraneous material, specifically pieces of bone, were found within the product.
There has been one reported minor oral injury associated with consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
When available, the list of stores carrying the brand will be posted on the USDA website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.