Nathan's, Curtis Brand Hot Dogs Recalled After Complaints of Metal Shards in Some Products

(KTAB/KRBC) - Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, The Nathan's and Curtis brands of hot dogs have issued a recall for some of their products.

The makers of Nathan's and Curtis hot dogs have issued a recall after three complaints have been made about metal shards being found in some products. The John Morrell & Co. contacted the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service on Friday after receiving the complaints.

The affected products were produced on January 26, 2017 and include the following:

14-oz. sealed film packages containing "Nathan's Skinless 8 Beef Franks" with a use-by date of August 19, 2017

16-oz. sealed film packages containing "Curtis Beef Master Beef Franks" with a use-by date of June 15, 2017

The recalled items were shipped to retailers nationwide and include an "EST. 296" establishment number on the package.

No injuries or illnesses have been reported as of yet, and the USDA is urging customers not to consume these products.

The company is instructing customers to either discard of the affected products, or return them for a refund.  Anyone experiencing adverse reactions should seek medical attention.

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