City Line Pretzel Hot Dog Recall [US]

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US/Washington: City Line Frozen Pretzel Hot Dog Recall [US]City Line Foods Manufacturing recalls approximately 1,196,669 pounds of Frozen Pretzel Hot Dog Products due to undeclared soy, a known allergen. USDA:

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The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Hot Dog Products (in alphabetical order) are subject to this recall:

  • Auntie Anne’s All Beef Classic Pretzel Dogs.
  • Auntie Anne’s Fundraising Pretzel Dogs.
  • Berks All Beef Pretzel Franks.
  • City Line Foods Pretzel Dogs.
  • Kunzler Pretzel Dogs.
  • Kunzler Turkey Pretzel Dogs.
  • Nathan’s Famous Pretzel Dogs.
  • West Creek Black Angus Beef Pretzel Dogs.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the USDA, the recalled Hot Dog Products bear the establishment number “EST. or P-34073” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products produced were shipped nationwide for retail distribution and fundraising. Please note: this recall does not affect Auntie Anne’s pretzel stores found in malls, airports and other venues nationwide.

The problem was discovered by U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) personnel during a routine labeling review. FSIS inspectors found that a releasing agent used on contact surfaces during production included soy lecithin. This was not disclosed on the product label.

==> For information about Soy Allergy, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

Please note: this recall has subsequently been expanded to include a larger array of products. To see this additional notification, please search for “City Line” using the Search Box also located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased any of these recalled Hot Dog Products and could be allergic to their ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, you should return the products to the store where you purchased them for a full refund.


USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-079-2014
Recalls Direct RIN: 4412-2014
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