National Hot Dog and Sausage Council

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Logo of the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council is an American trade association that promotes the hot dog and sausage industry.[1][2][3]

It was founded in 1994 by the American Meat Institute. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C..

The council promotes July as National Hot Dog Month, and National Hot Dog Day which varies based on when the North American Meat institute hosts its annual hot dog lunch on Capitol Hill. The 2017 National Hot Dog Day is Wednesday, July 19.,[4] Similarly it promotes October as National Sausage Month.[5]

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  1. ^ Barry, Dan (June 6, 2006). "Ambassador Hot Dog". The New York Times. Retrieved October 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ Ed Marcum (July 23, 2015). "Every hot dog has its day". Knoxville News Sentinel. 
  3. ^ Art Chapman (July 9, 1998). "Council aims to polish hot dog's image". Fort Worth Star-Telegram via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 
  4. ^ "Flying J Ups the Ante for National Hot Dog Day". PRNewswire. 11 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "October is National Sausage Month". AgWired. 

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