Nathan’s, Curtis hot dogs recalled over possible metal found in packages

WASHINGTON — One-hundred tons of Nathan’s and Curtis Hot Dogs are being recalled after the maker, John Morrell Co., received complaints that metal was possibly found in some packages.

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

The beef franks under recall were produced on Jan. 26:

  • 14-ounce sealed film packages containing “Nathan’s Skinless 8 Beef Franks,” with a use-by date of Aug. 19, 2017.
  • 16-ounce sealed film packages containing “Curtis Beef Master Beef Franks,” with a use-by date of June 15, 2017.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 296” on the side of the package. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The company has received three complaints of metal found in packages. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or injury as a result of consuming the hot dogs.

“Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase,” the FSIS said.

Consumers with questions about the recall can call 1-877-933-4625.