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  •  The Damen facility has had serious problems (1+ / 0-)
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    with condensation forming on the interior structure and dripping on the product. It was so bad at one time they had a crew of workers walking around with long sticks with sponges on them to collect the drop before it fell. The fix was pretty expensive and I don't know if they ever addressed it.

    The Pershing street facility was once occupied by Best Kosher and was in much better condition. Best Kosher which was owned by Sara Lee for awhile kept sanitation at a higher level than the Vienna plant did.

    Bottom line....you really should never eat a hot dog whoever manufactures it.

    UID 35,098 Nov. 12, 2004. Seems like yesterday.

    by flatford39 on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 06:50:40 AM PDT

    •  Given the icky ground-up animal bits that end up (1+ / 0-)
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      inside hot dogs, that's sound advice.

      I can't get past the image of a hog carcass with all the recognizable edible parts removed, tossed into a giant grinder and rendered into pink paste that's squeezed into that rubbery membrane.....shudder. Hair, hooves, bones, intestines, kidneys.......

      Yummy.

    •  Yep, Googling it Led to Links (0+ / 0-)

      indicating the company was fined for this or similar violation.

      the question is, why did they not build a new factory years ago? I think we know why...

      "The 1% don't want SOLUTIONS; they've worked very hard the last four decades to get conditions the way they are now".

      by Superpole on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 02:08:44 PM PDT

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