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

Jay Anderson
July 15, 2017

A NY meat processor is recalling more than 7 million pounds of hot dogs and sausages mostly under the Sabrett brand name after consumers complained about finding small pieces of bone in some of the products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Saturday.

The beef and pork hot dog and sausage items were produced on various dates between March 17 and July 4, according to a press release.

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

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Sabrett said on its website that the recall "was initiated after customers reported small pieces of bone and cartilage being found in these products".

Customers who already purchased the items are encouraged to throw them away, and contact Sabrett to receive a full refund. "8864", which can be found inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The products subject to this recall have been shipped to retail locations nationwide. Specifically, some of their food-sold under brand names like Sabrett, Papaya King and Western Beef-contained pieces of bone.

The family-owned company says they're working closely with the USDA to communicate to its customers and "assure those customers that the recalled products are no longer in stores". FSIS has received no additional reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m.

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