Press Releases

U.S. Pork is Safe and Not a Source of Influenza

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Monday, April 27, 2009
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“Although news of influenza infections in people in Mexico and the U.S. and a handful of other countries is unsettling, the fact remains: U.S. pork is safe. Consuming pork has not been associated with human illnesses caused by this virus.

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Major League Ballparks Predicted to Serve Almost 22 Million Hot Dogs This Season

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Thursday, April 2, 2009
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Washington, D.C. – Despite competition from ever-increasing food options - ranging from Ichiro Sushi offered at Safeco Field in Seattle to Rocky Mountain Oysters (fried bull testicles) at Coors Field in Colorado - hot dogs are still top dog in our nation’s ballparks, according to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council’s (NHDSC) annual survey.

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National Hot Dog & Sausage Council Says President-Elect Obama’s Historic Trip to Famous DC Hot Dog Restaurant Reflects Excellent and All-American Taste in Cuisine

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Sunday, January 11, 2009
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Restaurant Reflects Excellent and All-American Taste in Cuisine

Washington, DC – President-Elect Barack Obama’s visit to the DC landmark Ben’s Chili Bowl for a half-smoke yesterday reflects his excellent and all-American taste in cuisine.

According to National Hot Dog & Sausage Council President Janet M. Riley. “His stop yesterday shows that while the most sophisticated chefs in America may be vying for his palate, American hot dogs and sausages were the ‘wieners’ this weekend in Washington.”

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National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Celebrates Sausage Month in October

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008
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National Sausage Month is a celebration of everything Americans love about these links—from the folklore to the flavor

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National Hot Dog & Sausage Council Kicks Off Hot Dog Month With 'Hot Dog City' Web Site

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Tuesday, July 1, 2008
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“Hot Dog City” features an interactive cityscape

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National Hot Dog & Sausage Council Releases Poll Data for July’s National Hot Dog Month Hot Dogs and Baseball Still Reign as Two of America’s Most Treasured Icons

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Friday, June 27, 2008
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The Council estimates Americans eat seven billion hot dogs during peak season, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. That's 818 hot dogs per second.

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