Kraft Foods recalled 96,000 pounds of hot dogs on Easter Sunday. Credit: Wiki Commons.
Kraft Foods recalled nearly 100,000 pounds of mislabeled hot dogs, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
The Columbia, Mo.-based company announced on Easter Sunday that 96,000 pounds of hot dogs were incorrectly labeled. The error led to Classic Cheese Dogs being mixed into Classic Wieners’ packages.
The concern lies within the ingredients of the Cheese dogs, which contain milk, that would not be properly marked on the label. The error could affect those with milk allergies.
According to the USDA, the error was discovered on April 18th.
The recall includes: “Classic Cheese Dogs Made with Turkey & Chicken, Pork Added, and Pasteurized Cheese Product” and “Classic Wieners Made with Turkey & Chicken, Pork Added.” Both products include a “Use by: date of June 16.