7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragments

Andrew Cummings
July 15, 2017

They say 7,196,084 pounds of hotdogs are being recalled due to the possibility of them being contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone fragments.

The recall applies to the Sabrett products with a sell-by date ranging from June 19 to October 6, the company said.

Complaints received through the FSIS hotline stated that pieces of bone were found in the product.


A large recall involving hot dog products was issued Saturday. "8864", which can be found inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The products subject to recall have the establishment number "EST".

One person reported a minor mouth injury after eating one of the foods, the FSIS said.


The FSIS advises anyone with these products to throw them away or return them to the place of purchase. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact their doctor.

The recall includes beef frankfurters, cocktail franks and other food items produced in one of its food plants between March 17 and July 4, Sabrett said in a statement on its website. "Sabrett has a 90 year history of assuring the safety of its beloved hot dogs and truly appreciates the continued loyalty of its many valued customers".

People with questions about the recall can call Sabrett at 1-800-722-7388 on weekdays, the company said.


Sabrett hot dogs have been a fixture of the New York City area for decades, sold by street-corner vendors from pushcarts adorned with blue and yellow umbrellas.

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