Hebrew National

Hebrew National

About Hebrew National

Hebrew National is a brand of kosher hot dogs and sausages made by ConAgra Foods, Inc. The Hebrew National Kosher Sausage Factory, Inc. was founded on East Broadway, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in 1905. The company was founded by Theodore Krainin, who emigrated from Russia in the 1880s. By 1921, the factory was registered as government inspected establishment #552 by the United States Bureau of Animal Industry with Theodore Krainin as proprietor. In a 1921 article, Alfred W. McCann writing in The Globe and Commercial Advertiser citied Hebrew National as having 'higher standards than the law requires.' McCann wrote the article during a crusade for commercial food decency standards, in which The Globe was prominent. He wrote 'More power to Krainin and the decency he represents! Such evidence of the kind of citizenship which America should covet is not to be passed by lightly.'(Alfred W.

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