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Product Safety Notices & Recalls

At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Sabrett Frankfurters Recall

July 15th, 2017


Marathon Enterprises Inc, a Bronx, N.Y. establishment, maker of Sabrett Frankfurters, is recalling various hot dog products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone fragments.

The beef and pork hot dogs and sausage items were produced on various dates between March 17, 2017 and July 4, 2017. A number of products are subject to recall. Products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 8864” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail and institutional locations nationwide.

There has been one reported minor oral injury associated with consumption of this product. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them.

If you have any of the products listed below, they should be thrown away or returned to your local Big Y for a full refund.

The following products are sold at Big Y:

Product NameUPCSell-by Date
Sabretts Skinless Franks, 3 lb 7433800414 June 19, 2017 thru October 6, 2017
Sabrett Bun Size Franks, 14 oz 7433800416 June 19, 2017 thru October 6, 2017
Sabrett King Size Beef Franks, 14 oz 7433800417 June 19, 2017 thru October 6, 2017
Sabrett Natural Casing Beef Franks, 12 oz 7433800428 June 19, 2017 thru October 6, 2017
Sabrett Natural Skinless Uncured Beef Franks, 14 oz 7433800437 June 19, 2017 thru October 6, 2017
Sabrett Hot & Spicy Franks, 14 oz 7433800480 June 19, 2017 thru October 6, 2017
Sabrett Skinless Beef Franks, 2 lb 7438800740 June 19, 2017 thru October 6, 2017

Consumers with questions can call Marathon Consumer Relations at 1-800- SABRETT Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 5:15pm.

More Resources:

Both FSIS and FDA offer free recall email notifications. By clicking on the links on the FSIS and FDA recall pages, you can sign up for email notifications of all recalls. All you need is a valid email address.

Recalls.gov - Your Online Resource for Recalls - http://www.recalls.gov/

FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp