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Over 7 millions pounds of hot dogs recalled after bone fragments found

15 July 2017

A number of products are subject to recall.

Hot dog products have been recalled by Marathon Enterprises Inc., a Bronx, N.Y. establishment, due to possible contamination with extraneous materials, specifically bone fragments. "8864", which can be found inside the USDA mark of inspection.

One minor oral injury associated with the consumption of the contaminated product has been reported thus far.

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Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact their doctor. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

The franks were sold nationwide to retailers and institutions, mostly under the Sabrett brand name, the USDA said. "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".

A full list of the affected products can be found on the FSIS website.

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The issue came to the attention of the USDA last week when consumers reported finding small pieces of bone and cartilage in the meat, the USDA and the company said.

Consumers with questions about this recall can contact Sabrett Consumer Relations at 1-800-SABRETT Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m.to 5:15 p.m.

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.

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Over 7 millions pounds of hot dogs recalled after bone fragments found