John Morrell and Co., a Cincinnati, Ohio establishment (major hotdog distributor) is recalling over 210,000 pounds of Nathan’s and Curtis hot dogs, which may contain pieces of metal, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The beef franks items were produced on January 26, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)]
- 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.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 296” on the side of the package. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The problem was discovered after the establishment received three complaints of metal objects in the beef frank product packages. The establishment notified FSIS on May 19, 2017.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or injury due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
If you have any additional questions, you can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov.