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More than 100 tons of hot dogs containing metal pieces recalled

More than 200,000 pounds of Nathan’s and Curtis hot dogs are being recalled after complaints the meat products contained metal pieces.

The recall of 210,606 pounds of hot dogs includes the 14-ounce packages of “Nathan’s Skinless 8 Beef Franks,” with a use by date of Aug. 19, 2017, and 16-ounce packages of “Curtis Beef Master Beef Franks,” with a use by date of June 15, 2017.

The nationwide recall includes beef franks produced on January 26, 2017, with ‘EST. 296’ printed on the side of the package.

“The problem was discovered after the establishment received three complaints of metal objects in the beef frank product packages,” the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its recall notice. “There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or injury due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.”

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