The timing couldn't be worse for the more than 200,000 pounds of hot dogs recalled due to the possibility of metal contamination. 

John Morrell and Co. has recalled approximately 210,606 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dog products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The beef franks items were produced on January 26, 2017. The following products are subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 296” on the side of the package and were shipped to retail locations nationwide.




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 company received three complaints of metal objects in the beef frank product packages. FSIS was notified on May 19, 2017. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or injury due to consumption of these products.

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. Consumers with questions about the recall can call 1 (877) 933-4625.

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