Over 200K pounds of Nathan’s, Curtis hot dogs recalled over possible metal contamination

Hot dog recall
John Morrell and Co. has recalled 210,606 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dogs because they could be contaminated with metal. / U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service

CINCINNATI — Check those hot dogs before they hit the grill!

John Morrell and Co. has recalled 210,606 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dogs because they could be contaminated with metal.

The recalled hot dogs are:

  • 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.

>> Click here to see photos of the recalled products.

The beef franks were produced on January 26, 2017 and were shipped nationwide. The affected products have establishment number “EST. 296” on the side of the package.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall early Saturday after the company received three complaints and notified the agency Friday.

At this time there have been no reports of injuries or illness.

Consumers are advised to throw the products away or return them to the place of purchase for a refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, call 1-877-933-4625.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

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