Bar-S Recalls 372k Lbs. of Hot Dogs and Corn Dogs
Due to concerns of possible listeria contamination, Bar-S Foods, has decided to recall 372,000 pounds of hot dogs and corn dogs.
About the Bar-S Food Recall
According to reports, Five chicken and pork products are being recalled by the Oklahoma based company, according to The U.S. Department of Agriculture. The USDA also stated that the company has not received the test results yet, but are taking precautions.
Listeria primarily affects older adults, pregnant women newborns and adults with weakened immune systems. The government says no reports of illness have been linked to the products.
The recalled items include Bar-S bun-length and classic franks made with chicken and pork, Bar-S classic corn dogs and Signature Pick 5 corn dogs. They were made between July 10 and 13.
Food Poisoning Statistics
The following information was provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
- An estimated 1 in 6 Americans fall ill due to food poisoning every year.
- Of those, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die.
- Among the most common foodborne diseases are E. Coli, Listeria, Campylabacter, and Salmonella.