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  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.


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.


  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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