Illinois hot dog company recalls 1,728 pounds of Ball Park Franks!

Downers Grove Sara Lee Corp. Recalled 1,728 pounds of Ball Park hot dogs.

Chicago, IL (–As reported by the Chicago Tribune on Friday, the Downers Grove food product company, Sara Lee Corporation, voluntarily recalled 1,728 pounds of its Ball Park brand hot dogs. According to the national and international consumer goods company, the hot dogs were mislabeled and were recalled because of a packaging error. The product recall involves Ball Park Beef Franks with a packaged “Use by May 08 09 P8740A” and UPC Code 5450010002.

Ball Park Cheese Franks were mislabeled as Ball Park Beef Franks placing people with allergies to milk, poultry and pork at risk of serious injury. Consumers with known food allergies specifically refrain from ingesting the product they are allergic to because of the severe medical injury and possible death allergic reactions may cause. Company executives for Sara Lee refused to say where the recalled hot dogs were sold but they did confirm none were sold in the Chicago area. There have been no reports of illness or injury. news for Chicago product liability lawyers.

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