National Hot Dog & Sausage Council Announces Video Contest to Create New Version of ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’ that Includes Hot Dogs
Washington, DC, May 6, 2009 – The National Hot Dog & Sausage Council (NHDSC) today announced a new song contest to create an updated version of the century-old song “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” that includes a reference to hot dogs.
“Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2008, includes a glaring omission. While hot dogs are the number one food served in major league ball parks, the song only references peanuts and Cracker Jack™.
“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.
Public health officials around the globe – from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to the World Health Organization ─ are stressing this fact. At this point, the influenza risk is a human health issue. Although this particular virus could affect swine, it has not been reported in pigs. Media reports showing images of pigs are creating a…
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.
With Opening Day this weekend, the NHDSC forecasts that ballparks around the country will serve 21,733,839 hot dogs this season — an impressive feat and enough to round the bases 30,186 times and stretch to and from Citizens Bank Park in…
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
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.”
As a result of the stop, the Council is optimistic about hot dog…
National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Celebrates Sausage Month in October
National Sausage Month is a celebration of everything Americans love about these links-from the folklore to the flavor, says National Sausage and Hot Dog Council President Janet Riley. This new recipe collection presents the traditional flavors we all love in new ways. And not only are these recipes ideal for bringing something new to the table, they are also economical.
Washington, DC, September 24, 2008 In honor of National Sausage Month inOctober, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council has released…
Washington, DC, July 1, 2008 – As July ushers in National Hot Dog Month, the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council unveiled “Hot Dog City,” a new, culturally focused interactive website at www.hot-dog.org. The council also ‘premiered’ a companion YouTube Channel at www.YouTube.come/hotdogcouncil.
“Hot Dog City” features an interactive cityscape where a click on a mail box offers a listing of hot dog makers who mail order franks and a click on Frank’s Diner features a guide to hot dog recipes…