Nathan's, Curtis hot dogs recalled for possible metal contamination

The recall was announced by John Morrell and Company for Nathan and Curtis brand hot dogs.

Recalled products also will have the establishment number "EST. 296" listed on the side of the packaging. They were shipped nationwide.

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service made the announcement Friday.

Three complaints have been received about metal pieces found in the hot dog products, according to the USDA.

The hotdogs in question are "Nathan's SKINLESS 8 BEEF FRANKS" with a use by date of August 19, 2017, and "Curtis BEEF MASTER Beef Franks" with a use by date of June 15, 2017.

16 oz. packages of Curtis BEEF MASTER Beef Franks with a June 15, 2017 Use By date.

No injuries or adverse reactions have been reported. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Customer should throw the hot dogs away or return them to the place of purchase for a refund or exchange.

Consumers who purchased the products should not consume them.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen", the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day.

  • Zachary Reyes