Bone Fragments in Hot Dogs, Sausages Prompts Recall from Marathon

about 7.2 million pounds of meat are included in the recall

Bone Fragments in Hot Dogs, Sausages Prompts Recall from Marathon
july 17, 2017

Marathon Enterprises has announced a massive recall for about 7.2 million pounds of beef and pork hot dog and sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials. The items may contain bone shards.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number EST. 8854 inside the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) mark of inspection. Most the items were sold under the Sabrett brand name. For a list of the recalled products, use-by dates, and UPC codes, see the release from the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The problem was discovered through FSIS' Consumer Compliant Monitoring System (CCMS) on July 10, 2017. Complaints stated that extraneous material, specifically pieces of bone, were found within the product.

There has been one reported minor oral injury associated with consumption of this product.

Next Steps

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. The products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact John Terminello at (800) SABRETT.