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Hot Dogs Recalled, May Be Undercooked

Nation IN BRIEF / WASHINGTON, D.C.

September 19, 2000|From Times Wire Reports

About 40,000 pounds of chicken franks and turkey hot dogs have been recalled because they may have been undercooked, the U.S. Agriculture Department said. Florida-based Lykes Meat Group Inc. voluntarily recalled all 16-ounce packages of chicken franks and turkey hot dogs that bear "P-2653" on the label. The USDA said no illnesses have been reported from the products, which were produced Aug. 14. The items include Fairgrounds jumbo franks made with chicken and pork, code-dated "227002A, use by Oct. 23"; Smithfield grill-ready chicken franks, code-dated "227002A, use by Oct. 13"; and Smithfield premium hot dogs made with turkey, pork and beef, code-dated "227002B, use by Oct. 13" or "Use by Oct. 23." The products were distributed in several states, including California.

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