Grilling season is upon us which means hot dogs and hamburgers are back to being a refrigerator staple. If you've purchased Nathan's or Curtis brand beef hot dogs recently, you may need to toss them in the trash as the company is issuing a massive recall. John Morell & Co., the company that produces Nathan's and Curtis brand hot dogs, has recalled more than 100 tons of hot dogs from retailers nationwide after pieces of metal were found inside the products, Food Safety News reports. Thats over 210,000 POUNDS of hot dogs. The recall includes 14-ounce "Nathan's Skinless 8 Beef Franks" with a use-by date of August 19, 2017 and 16-ounce "Curtis Beef Master Franks" with a use-by date of June 15, 2017. All of these packages were produced on January 26 and have the label "EST. 296" on the side of the package.
The hot dogs were shipped nationwide, so if you've bought either brand recently, check the package before eating them and proceed to toss the dogs in the trash!