How do you know when hotdogs go bad?
The best way is to smell and look at the hot dogs: signs of bad hot dogs are a sour smell, dull color and slimy texture; discard any hot dogs with an off smell or appearance.
Can you eat refrigerated hot dogs?
Most handling requires the hot dogs to be kept cold in the fridge, even if the sausages are fully cooked, partially cooked, or raw. If the labeling says the hot dogs or sausages are partially cooked or raw, you should avoid eating them cold. These should always be cooked before consumption and be eaten straight away.
How long can thawed hot dogs stay in fridge?
Hot dogs that have been defrosted in the fridge can be kept for an additional 1 to 2 days in the refrigerator before cooking; hot dogs that were thawed in the microwave or in cold water should be cooked immediately.