Popular hot dog brand, Nathan’s, is recalling 200,000 pounds of their ready-to-eat hot dogs due to a possible metal contaminiation. The hot dogs being pulled from the shelves are: Nathan’s Skinless 8 Beef Franks with a use by date of August 19, 2017 and Curtis Beef Master brand beef franks with a use by date of June 15, 2017.
So far, three people have filed complaints with the manufacturer which led to the recall issued on May 19, 2017. The consumers said they found small bits of metal in the hot dogs. There have been no reports of injuries at this time.
If you have any of the above listed hot dogs at home, throw them away immediately to ensure your safety.
Recovering compensation after an injury from a defective product
If you can prove that your food poisoning or food related illness or injury was caused by a contaminated food product, you may be able to pursue a product liability claim against the business that sold or prepared that food product. You should also contact your local health department to report the incident.
A claim against the negligent business or manufacturer for food poisoning or food related illness or injury will seek recovery of medical bills, lost wages, out of pocket expenses and pain and suffering.
If you or someone you know have been injured or diagnosed with food poisoning due to a contaminated food product, call Berger and Green at 412-661-1400 to schedule a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer in Pittsburgh today.
Source: Nydailynews.com, “Nathan’s manufacturer recalls 200,000 pounds worth of ready-to-eat hot dogs”