Nutritionists have long warned of the perils of hot dogs: fat, sodium and preservatives to name a few.These pediatricians are making fools of themselves.
Now, the American Academy of Pediatrics wants foods like hot dogs to come with a warning label — not because of their nutritional risks but because they pose a choking hazard to babies and children.
Better yet, the academy would like to see foods such as hot dogs "redesigned" so their size, shape and texture make them less likely to lodge in a youngster's throat.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Pediatricians want redesigned hot dogs
USA Today reports: