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April 20, 2001

Ball Park Recalls Hot Dogs in Seven States

Southfield, MI (SafetyAlerts) - Ball Park Brands announced today that it is voluntarily recalling a specific lot of Ball Park Beef Franks across seven states because the packages are improperly labeled. While the package label indicates that beef is the only meat ingredient in these hot dogs, the franks are actually made with beef, pork and turkey.

The 1-pound packages of Ball Park Beef Franks being recalled have the establishment code EST 780 and a "use by" date of JUN 07 F34. The establishment code and "use by" date can be found on either the left or right edge on the front of the package. These hot dogs were distributed in the following seven states: Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee and Washington. A total of 18,504 pounds are being recalled. No other establishment codes and varieties are affected.

Product Description: Ball Park Beef Franks, 8 franks per 1-lb. package
Establishment code date: EST 780
"Use by" date: JUN 07 F34
Bar code: 545863

Consumers who have Ball Park Beef Franks with the establishment code of EST 780 and a "use by" date of JUN 07 F34 can return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may call the Ball Park consumer line toll-free at 1-888-317-5867 or log on to the companies Web site at

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers April 20, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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