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Eric Mittenthal Named President of National Hot Dog and Sausage Council

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Janet Riley to Continue in Her Role as ‘Queen of Wien’

Washington, D.C., January 5, 2016—Eric Mittenthal has been named President of the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC), taking over for Janet Riley who will remain with the NHDSC as its official “Queen of Wien.” Mittenthal will lead the NHDSC’s efforts celebrating hot dogs and sausages as the iconic American food and answering common questions related to quality, safety, nutrition and preparation of hot dogs and sausages. He has served as Vice President of Public Affairs for the NHDSC since 2012.