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Bar-S recalls 380K pounds of hot dogs due to listeria concerns

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Posted at 10:10 AM, Jul 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-20 10:10:59-04

WASHINGTON -- Bar-S Foods, an Oklahoma-based company, has recalled hundreds of thousands of pounds of hot dogs and other products Tuesday due to possible listeria contamination, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The company recalled nearly 380,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and pork hot dog and corn dog products were produced on July 10-13 and sold nationwide, according to the USDA.

If contaminated, consumption of these products can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, pregnant women and newborns.

Common symptoms of listeriosis include fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms, according to the USDA.

The recall applies to the following products: 

  • 16-oz/1-lb. packages of “BAR-S Classic BUN LENGTH Franks MADE WITH CHICKEN, PORK ADDED” with “Use By” date of 10/11/2016 and case code 209.
  • 12-oz. packages of “BAR-S CLASSIC Franks MADE WITH CHICKEN, PORK ADDED” with package code 6338, “Use By” date of 10/10/2016 and case code 6405.
  • 24-oz./1.5-lb. cartons of “SIGNATURE Pick 5 CORNDOGS – 8 Honey Batter Dipped Franks On A Stick” with a “Use By” date of 4/6/2017 and case code 6071.
  • 42.72-oz./2.67-lb. cartons of “BAR-S CLASSIC CORN DOGS – 16 Honey Batter Dipped Franks On A Stick” with “Use By” dates of 4/7/2017 and 4/8/2017 and case code 6396.
  • 48-oz./3-lb. cartons of “BAR-S CLASSIC CORN DOGS – 16 Honey Batter Dipped Franks On A Stick” with package code 14054, “Use By” dates of 4/6/2017 and 4/9/2017, and case code 14038.