WASHINGTON – The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Sept. 28 the recall of 2,048 lbs of frozen ready-to-eat chicken and pork hot dogs that may contain Listeria monocytogenes. The hot dog products, made by Seattle-based Espi’s Sausage and Tocino Co., were shipped to a distributor in California for retail distribution.
The frozen ready-to-eat chicken and pork hot dogs were produced on May 19, 2021 and bear establishment number “EST. P-17524” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The following products are subject to recall:
- 12-oz vacuum packed plastic packages containing “Argentina MIGHTY MEATY CHICKEN AND PORK HOTDOG JUMBO” and SELL BY 051922.
FSIS discovered the problem during an assessment of the company’s sampling records. The company had been notified by a third-party lab that the contact surface of some product had tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.