9 Eye-Opening Dangers of Hot Dogs

2. “Junk” Meat


Sure, hotdog makers might claim that their product is made from 100 percent beef, but what they don’t tell you is what cuts of meat they used. Hotdogs are usually made by using the carcass of an animal that has already been stripped of its desirable cuts of meat. Then they boil it, grind it up into a paste, add a variety of artificial flavorings and other chemical additives before adding binders, and then extruding the “mush” into links.