Wednesday, Mar 3, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by Ravi Sawhney
Fast Company (26 February 2010)

“Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics called for the redesign of hot dogs. “If you were to take the best engineers in the world and asked them to design a perfect plug for a child’s airway, you couldn’t do better than a hot dog,” said Dr. Gary Smith, former chairman of the AAP’s Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention. “When it’s wedged in tightly, that child is going to die.” Never ones to resist a challenge, or the chance to play with our food, we carved out a little time to explore the redesign of the hot dog.”

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