Joy Johnston, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
A large recall involving hot dog products was issued Saturday.
New York-based Marathon Enterprises Inc. has recalled nearly 7.2 million pounds of hot dog products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced in a recall notice.
Complaints received through the FSIS hotline stated that pieces of bone were found in the product.
The recalled items, which include beef and pork hot dogs and sausages, were produced between March 17 and July 4. The recalled products have establishment number “EST. 8854” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The recalled items were shipped to retail and institutional locations nationwide.
The recall includes Sabrett's brand of hot dog products, though other local and regional brands may be affected, according to the recall notice.