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Meat Institute to Host Annual Hot Dog Lunch on Capitol Hill

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Washington, DC – The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) will host its Annual Hot Dog Lunch in celebration of July as National Hot Dog Month on National Hot Dog Day, Wednesday, July 18, at the Rayburn House Office Building Courtyard from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 1,000 lawmakers, congressional staff, meat industry representatives and members of the media will convene on Capitol Hill. Six vendors are expected to serve more than 3,500 hot dog and sausage products in the company of three Major League Baseball legends: Tim Raines, Lou Piniella and Ray Knight.

Who: Hosted by the Meat Institute and Honorary Congressional Co-Chairs, Rep. Michael Conaway (R-TX), chair, House Committee on Agriculture, and Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN), ranking member, House Committee on Agriculture.

Baseball Greats in Attendance:

Hot Dog Vendors: Boar’s Head Provisions Co., Inc.; Dietz & Watson, Inc.; Hormel Foods Corporation; Land O’Frost, Inc.; Smithfield; and Tyson Foods, Inc.

Co-Sponsored by: American Bakers Association, American Beverage Association, Hormel Foods Corporation, Kraft Heinz, International Bottled Water Association and Snack Food Association.

What: Meat Institute Annual Hot Dog Lunch celebrating National Hot Dog Month

Where: Rayburn House Office Building Courtyard

When: Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Note to Media: This is an invitation only event, but all credentialed media are welcome to attend. Please check in at the media desk on arrival.

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