Sabrett Hot Dog & Sausage Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Sabrett Hot Dog & Sausage Recall [US]Marathon Enterprises Inc. recalls an estimated 7,196,084 Hot Dog Products due to suspected bone fragment contamination and consequential risk of ingestion and internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health hazards. USDA:

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Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Hot Dog, Sausage and other Meat products are subject to this recall:

  • The Meat products affected by this recall were sold under the following brands:
    • 1906 Premium
    • Katz’s Delicatessen Salami
    • Nathan’s Private Label
    • Papaya King
    • Sabrett
    • Stew Leonard’s
    • Western Beef

For a full list of products please click here:

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Meat products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 8854” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail and institutional locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered through the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) Consumer Compliant Monitoring System (“CCMS”) on July 10, 2017. The complaints stated that extraneous material, specifically pieces of bone, were found within the product.

There has been one (1) reported minor oral injury associated with consumption of this product. The FSIS has received no additional reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

In general, if bone or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Hot Dogs, Sausage and other Meat products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Mr. John Terminello, Consumer Relations at Marathon Enterprises Inc., at 1-800-722-7377 from 8:30 AM to 5:15 PM.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Bone Fragment contamination, please search for “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated Hot Dogs, please search for “hot dog” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-082-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 8952-2017
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General information:
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==> You can also all the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-674-6854
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