Check your fridge and freezer, your hot dogs may contain pieces of metal.

Hot dogs and the Memorial Day holiday weekend go hand in hand. But, before you bust out the grill, make sure you check to make sure you do not have any recalled hot dogs.

A nationwide recall has been issued for 200,000 pounds of Nathan's Franks hot dogs. Nathan's Franks are sold in the Rockford and the Stateline areas ay:

  • Schnucks
  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Meijer


The good news is that as of now there have been no confirmed reports of anyone getting injured or getting sick. According to NBC Washington, the recall affects:

  • 14 oz. sealed film packages containing "Nathan's Skinless 8 Beef Franks," with a Use By date of Aug. 19, 2017
  • 16 oz. sealed film packages containing "Curtis Beef Master Beef Franks," with a Use By date of June 15, 2017

Not all varieties are affected. If you have any of the affected packages of hot dogs, you should throw them away, or you can return them to the store where you purchased them.

The hot dogs are made by a company called Smithfield. Consumers can call 877-933-4625 with any questions.

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