We are told that Marathon Enterprises, Inc., an establishment out of Bronx, New York, is recalling approximately 7,196,084 pounds of hot dog products that they say may be contaminated.
The products bear establishment number "EST".
A meat supplier is recalling more than 7 million pounds of hot dogs and similar products after complaints that some contain bone fragments. "8894" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped nationwide.
Complaints received through the FSIS hotline stated that pieces of bone were found in the product.
"Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them", the FDA wrote in a news release. "These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase".
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. It is recommended that you contact a healthcare provider if you are concerned about an injury or illness.
A full list of recalled foods is on the FSIS website. "Sabrett is working closely with USDA to effectively communicate to its customers with regards to this recall and to assure those customers that the recalled products are no longer in stores".
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact John Terminello, Consumer Relations, at 1-800-SABRETT Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 5:15pm.