More than 100 tons of hot dogs recalled due to possible metal fr - Tucson News Now

More than 100 tons of hot dogs recalled due to possible metal fragments

(Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) (Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
(Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) (Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
(Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) (Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Cincinnati, Ohio company, John Morrell and Co. is voluntarily recalling 210,606 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dog products that may be contaminated by extraneous materials, specifically metal, according to a release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The hot dogs were shipped to retail locations across the U.S. 

The following products are subject to the recall: 

  • 14 oz. sealed film packages containing “Nathan’s SKINLESS 8 BEEF FRANKS,” with a Use By date of Aug. 19, 2017
  • 16 oz. sealed film packages containing “Curtis BEEF MASTER Beef Franks,” with a Use By date of June 15, 2017

Recalled products also will have the establishment number "EST. 296" on the side of the package.  

The problem was discovered, according to the FSIS release, after John Morrell and Co. received three complaints of metal objects in the beef frank product packages. The company notified the FSIS on Thursday, May 19, 2017. 

So far there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or injury to someone eating the hot dogs.  

Those who have purchased these products are urged not to eat them and they should either throw the hot dogs away or return them to where they were purchased. 

Consumers with questions about the recall can call 1 (877) 933-4625, or click HERE

MOBILE USERS: Download our app on your Apple and Android devices.

Copyright 2017 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • Human smuggling attempt stopped by AZ DPS, Border Patrol

    Human smuggling attempt stopped by AZ DPS, Border Patrol

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:15 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:15:44 GMT

    According to a recent U.S. Customs and Border Patrol news release, BP agents assisted an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper during a routine traffic stop on East State Route 80, just outside of Tombstone on Sunday, Sept. 17.  

    According to a recent U.S. Customs and Border Patrol news release, BP agents assisted an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper during a routine traffic stop on East State Route 80, just outside of Tombstone on Sunday, Sept. 17.  

  • KOLD INVESTIGATES: Women, drugs and Arizona prisons

    KOLD INVESTIGATES: Women, drugs and Arizona prisons

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:06:04 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Arizona puts more women behind bars than most states in the country and a majority of the inmates are there for non-violent drug offenses.

    Arizona puts more women behind bars than most states in the country and a majority of the inmates are there for non-violent drug offenses.

  • BREAKING

    Rep. Grijalva arrested outside of Trump Tower

    Rep. Grijalva arrested outside of Trump Tower

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:33:33 GMT
    Rep. Raul Grijalva.Rep. Raul Grijalva.

    Rep. Raul Grijalva was arrested Tuesday during a protest outside of Trump Tower in New York.

    Rep. Raul Grijalva was arrested Tuesday during a protest outside of Trump Tower in New York.

Powered by Frankly