hot dogs

 

  An ounce of prevention: Choking and food safety

Every year some 10,000 children end up in emergency rooms because of serious choking incidents, many of them involving hot dogs.

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Competitive eating

Whether you think it’s excessive, fascinating or both, the stakes have been raised in competitive eating, and the gross-out factor is still going strong. What does the future hold for this stunt (or sport)? Here’s what you need to know.

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  Frank talk

Food designer Eugene D. Gagliardi Jr. speaks to Need to Know about his latest invention, which aims to make hot dogs safer for kids.

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