Fact Sheets: Hot Dogs and Food Safety


Subject:
Nutrition & Food Safety , Fish, Meat, & Dairy , Food Safety , Hot Dogs

Description:
This document provides definitions and food safety guidelines for "frankfurters (a.k.a., hot dogs, wieners, or bologna) [which] are cooked and/or smoked sausages according to the Federal standards of identity." Some of the topics of discussion include casings, byproducts and variety meats, mechanically separated meat (MSM), and food product dating (such as "sell by" and "use by" dates). From the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Publisher:
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/Hot_Dogs/


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