National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Calls Tiger Woods Hot Dog Incident ‘Reprehensible’ and a Violation of Hot Dog Etiquette
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.”
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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…
Washington, D.C. — The National Hot Dog & Sausage Council (NHDSC) has selected the finalists in its first-ever photo competition. These 15 finalists — five each from three categories (people, places and hot dog art) were chosen by the Council from more than 100 entries.
To view the finalists and to vote for your favorite, go to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Facebook Fanpage (http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/National-Hot-Dog-and-Sausage-Council/70099640538) and become a fan…
Washington, D.C. — As National Hot Dog Month kicks off today, The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council is proud to announce the winners and runner-ups in its first-ever hot dog photo competition. Approximately 1,000 votes were cast in three categories – people, places and hot dog art.
The results were announced just as the Fourth of July weekend was about to begin – a weekend when Americans will eat an estimated 150 million hot dogs. That’s just part of the seven billion hot dogs that American eat between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Grand prize winners in the Council’s photo…
Washington, D.C. — The National Hot Dog & Sausage Council (NHDSC) today announced its first ever photo contest aimed at celebrating one of America’s oldest and most popular icons — the hot dog.
“The hot dog is ready for its close-up and we need America to help us give it the attention it deserves,” said Council President and ‘Queen of Wien’ Janet M. Riley. “All you need is a camera and a love of hot dogs to participate and you might just be rewarded with the ultimate summer barbecue!”
Top prizes will be awarded in three categories:
People – images of friends,…
Washington, D.C. — Although stadium menus continue to expand faster than franks on a hot grill, fans still relish the hot dog as their favorite food at the ballpark, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council’s 2011 annual report released on Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Opening Day.
Humphrey Bogart said, “A hot dog at the ballpark is better than steak at the Ritz.” How about almost 23 million of them?
The Council projects that MLB ballparks around the country will serve 22,435,400 hot dogs this season, enough to round the bases 31,160 times and, if laid end-to-end…