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National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Calls Tiger Woods Hot Dog Incident ‘Reprehensible’ and a Violation of Hot Dog Etiquette

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Monday, October 10, 2011

Washington, D.C.– The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council today declared an act of violence against Tiger Woods that involved a hot dog ‘reprehensible.’

“The use of an iconic food in an act of violence against an iconic golfer like Tiger Woods is reprehensible -- and a violation of hot dog etiquette. Some might call the thrower a ‘wiener,’ but we’d say that’s too high a compliment,” said Council President Janet Riley . Hot dogs are meant to be enjoyed – not weaponized.”

For more information about proper hot dog etiquette, visit http://www.…


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Sausage Reigns Supreme in New Poll

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Monday, October 03, 2011

Washington, D.C., October 3, 2011 — Americans and sausage remain inherently “linked”according to a new poll commissioned by the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council and conducted online by Harris Interactive from August 16 – 18, 2011 among 2,112 U.S. adults on the eve of National Sausage Month in October.

More than four in five U.S. adults (82 percent) eat sausage, according to the poll. This includes 87 percent of men and 77 percent of women.

“Sausages have been around for more than 20 centuries, which is a testament to both their popularity and their staying power,” said…