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    Toured a hot dog factory today. Ask Me Anything.

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    Had the pleasure (mostly) of touring a hot-dog factory today. Wasn't nearly as terrifying as I was expecting, but then again it was a higher quality all-beef joint. I could ramble on about what I saw, but thought people might have specific questions. So drop a reply and I'll try my best to answer.
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    What cuts of meat from the cow is the hotdog made from?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kool View Post
    What cuts of meat from the cow is the hotdog made from?
    I think it is mostly lean round. Though they add back in various trimmings for fat (including from the brisket)
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    see any chicken lips?
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    What's the skin on the hot dog made out of? And why do I sometimes get tiny crunchy bits when I eat them? By sometimes, I mean always. Are the bits bone?

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    I thought lunch meats/hot dogs were primarily lips and assholes - am I wrong?
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    Quote Originally Posted by M-Kay View Post
    What's the skin on the hot dog made out of? And why do I sometimes get tiny crunchy bits when I eat them? By sometimes, I mean always. Are the bits bone?
    This place had three different types of casings that they used. Small ones for hotdogs were made from wood cellulose (however, the casings are removed before packaging), small ones for other sausages from sheep and goat (I'm assuming intestine), and for larger sausages pork (intestine).
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    Quote Originally Posted by DashFire View Post
    This place had three different types of casings that they used. Small ones for hotdogs were made from wood cellulose (however, the casings are removed before packaging), small ones for other sausages from sheep and goat (I'm assuming intestine), and for larger sausages pork (intestine).
    You assume correctly that smaller casings are sheep intestines and the larger sausages are hog intestines.... but there are some places that use a cellulose casing instead of intestines.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by bloodorchid View Post
    see any chicken lips?
    hmmmm... would the hotdog be able to be sold as a "all beef" hotdog if it had chicken lips in it??? gotta love those "Truth in advertising" laws! lol

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    Don't tell anyone, but I know for sure that during the great (contrived) beef shortage of 1973 (72?) some major brands of all beef weiners (some even Kosher) were using veal instead of beef. I was bookkeeping part time for a slaughterhouse (abattoir, if you prefer) in upstate NY.
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