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2  “last year Americans purchased more than 700 million packages of hot dogs at retail stores”  “the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council estimate that Americans consume 20 billion hot dogs annually.”  From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Americans typically consume 7 billion hot dogs or 818 hot dogs consumed every second during that period.

3  History unsure  A. Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany so many say that is where it all began.  disputed by many  "dachshund" or "little-dog" sausage, was created in the late 1600's by Johann Georghehner. Who was a butcher that lived in Coburg, Germany. According to this report, Georghehner later traveled to Frankfurt to promote his new product.

4  The origin of the name is also greatly disputed many say; that the hot dog got its name from a New York Journal sports cartoonist, Tad Dorgan. When he saw a man selling “red hot Dachund” so he quickly drew a cartoon of barking dachshund sausages wrapped in rolls. Not sure how to spell "dachshund" he simply wrote "hot dog!" The cartoon then became very famous, thus coining the term "hot dog." However, historians have been unable to find this cartoon, despite Dorgan's enormous body of work and his popularity.  But one thing is for sure you don’t want to know what is in most lower quality hot dogs like Oscar Meyer

5 Myths Oscar Meyer, Ball Park “MECHANICALLY SEPARATED TURKEY, PORK, WATER, CORN SYRUP, BEEF, CONTAINS 2% OR LESS OF: SALT, POTASSIUM LACTATE, SODIUM PHOSPHATES, FLAVORINGS, BEEF STOCK, SODIUM DIACETATE, SODIUM ERYTHORBATE, MALTODEXTRIN SODIUM NITRITE, EXTRACTIVES OF PAPRIKA.” What does that mean?

6  "If we use nitrite appropriately, intelligently and properly, then there's no real safety hazard,". Andy Milkowski, Ph.D., an adjunct professor in the department of animal sciences at the Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

7  according to the American Meat Institute, the amount of nitrite allowed by the US Dept. of Agriculture to be added to cured meats is miniscule, at no more than 156 parts per million. "The amount of sodium nitrite that goes into a hot dog is closely regulated," says, Mike Weber, owner of a Dodger Dog. He notes that it's much less when compared to the nitrite amount a person would ingest if he had a green-leafy vegetable like spinach, which contains 500 to 1,000 parts per million of nitrite.

8  : 69 hot dogs in 10 minutes is the world record set in the 2013 Nathans famous hot dog eating contest in fourth or July.  Each Nathan’s Famous hot dog and bun has 290 calories, 17 grams of fat and 710 milligrams of sodium.  A normal American is supposed to consume 2,000 calories a day, and no more than 200 grams of fat or 2,300 milligrams of salt.  In just 10 minutes Joey Chestnut (the world record holder) ate 20,010 calories, 1,173 grams of fat and 48,990 milligrams of sodium.  In practices his record is 74 in 10 minutes

9  Origin is disputed  Hot dogs are not good for you  All beef hot dogs are much better for you  Joey Chestnut


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