Almost 7.2M pounds of hot dogs recalled, could contain bone fragments

More than 7 million pounds of Sabrett hot

Sabrett says its hot dogs are sold at many arenas, concert venues and convention centers across the country, including New York's Madison Square Garden. The recall is a Class I health hazard situation because there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.

Sabrett has voluntarily recalled more than 7.1 million pounds of hot dogs and sausages after bone and cartilage found was found in some products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Saturday.

Customers who purchased these products should throw them away or return them to the place of purchase for a refund or exchange, the USDA said. The items were distributed to retail and institutional locations across the country.

On July 10 the FSIS' Consumer Compliant Monitoring System (CCMS) discovered the problem. "8854" inside the USDA inspection mark. 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". It is recommended that you contact a healthcare provider if you are concerned about an injury or illness. You can find a complete list here. The recall, which includes 7,196,084 pounds of meat, includes numerous varieties of Sabrett beef frankfurters. The affected items have sell-by dates ranging from June 19 to October 6.

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