Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend grilling … While Americans eat 20 billion hot dogs a year, a survey found that 43% of us are too scared to find out what's in them. The survey found that women are more afraid of hot dog ingredients than men. 50% of women are scared to find out what's in hot dogs, compared to 37% of men. The survey also found that 33% of Americans avoid hot dogs because they think they’re made with low-quality meat, chemicals and artificial ingredients, and that 70% of Americans wish hot dogs were made with fewer ingredients More here:. (Huffington Post)
Speaking of hot dogs …It’s officially hot dog season. According to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, hot dog season begins on Memorial Day and ends on Labor Day. And where are a lot of those hot dogs eaten? Ballparks, of course. Major League Baseball fans are expected to consume about 18.3 million hot dogs and nearly four million sausages this season.