A company that genetically tests food products has found a disturbing additive in a very small percent of hot dogs, human DNA.
The company is called Clear Food. They use genomic technology to analyze the world’s foods ingredient by ingredient. For their “Hot Dog Report” they analyzed 345 hot dogs and sausages from 75 different brands.
According to the study posted on their website 10 percent of vegetarian hot dog or sausage products contained meat and two percent human d-n-a. They chalk that 2 percent up to “hygienic issues”.
Not ready to give up on the back yard favorite just yet? Clear Food says despite the problems they found a number of hot dog manufacturers that are producing high-quality dogs with integrity.
The top two brands? Butterball and McCormick.
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