National Hot Dog Day Takes New Twist Under COVID Pandemic


National Hot Dog Day takes a new aim under coronavirus pandemic.

National Hot Dog Day takes a new aim under coronavirus pandemic.

WASHINGTON DC -- National Hot Dog Day is usually a celebration of the beloved summertime frank on the lawn of the Capitol Building, but this year the tradition is taking on a new mission under the coronavirus pandemic.

Eric Mittenthal with the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council talks with 104.7 WONK FM's Jen Richer about their donation of over 325,000 hot dogs around the country.

Listen to the full interview here:

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